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47. Re: Blizzard on Diablo III Security May 23, 2012, 11:04 Creston
 
Zadig wrote on May 23, 2012, 08:08:
Creston wrote on May 23, 2012, 00:30:
To be fair, most outfits just make you choose from a pre-selected 6 or 8 options, and they'll all retardedly easy questions to figure out about somebody.

There's very few places that allow you to specify both the answer as well as the question.

Creston

While you can't choose the questions, the answers don't have to be logical and should certainly never, ever, be anything found on facebook or in search engines. No hacking or social engineering will discover that Bobby Kotick was the maid of honor at your wedding.

Well, what you're doing then is essentially turning your security question into just another password. And if you forgot the first one, what are the odds that you remember the second one? It's fun to put Bobby Kotick as the maid of honor, but are you going to remember that that's what you did a year from now?

Unless you use the exact same thing on every website as the answer to the security question, but that's basically just as bad as just using the same password everywhere. Once someone has figured out that Bobby Kotick is the answer to your security question, they can reset your passwords everywhere.

Creston
 
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