Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:
Greenbelt, MD 08/22

Regularly scheduled events

WoW Screenshot Watermarks?

An article called Looking inside your screenshots on Ownedcore alleges the use of digital watermarks in World of Warcraft screenshots that include the player's account ID, a timestamp, and the IP address of the realm where the shot was taken, noting this can be used by Blizzard to identify hackers as well as the location of illicit private servers for the MMORPG. They say they can confirm this functionality was added sometime between 2008 and 2010, and note the concern that this opens up WoW players to potential exploitation. Thanks Ant via Slashdot.

Email Digg Facebook Twitter   Share More    


 

  
   Current Headlines
Ancient Space Announced
Path of Exile: Forsaken Masters Released
World of Warplanes Adds PvE
Steamships Ahoy - Sniper Elite 3: Save Churchill Part 2: Belly of the Beast
Gatherings & Competitions
Morning Interviews
Morning Previews
Morning Consolidation
Morning Mobilization
Morning Metaverse
Morning Tech Bits
Morning Safety Dance
Morning Legal Briefs
Game Reviews
Hardware Reviews
etc.
Out of the Blue
Borderlands 2 Free Weekend; Pre-Sequel Pre-Purchases
Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth Preorder Bonus
4A Games Lands in Malta
  

 



footer

Blue's News logo