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2-15-2008 @ 9:43AM
Blizz really needs to step up and put in better measures to prevent this- it's happening way too much lately. And for anyone out there buying gold- you are a huge part of why this happens.
2-15-2008 @ 10:04AM
Can you suggest any better measures Frank? They can't reengineer your webbrowser and OS to make them safer, and they're a games company not a security company and I'd prefer they invest their resources writing games not antivirus software. What practical measures do you think they could put in place that they don't have in already?
2-15-2008 @ 10:53AM
What is Blizzard supposed to do? They don't control YOUR computer, you do. Microsoft wrote the bloody OS, and THEY can't secure it. WTF is Blizz gonna do? Amanda says in the article that she does not use Add-Ons. I would love to find out where THIS keylogger comes from. Anytime you hear about someone getting hacked a lot of the blame is focused on the Add-Ons. Since we have a case here with someone who says they don't use any add-ons, we can't use that excuse.One of the big culprits, I suspect, is online advertising. The advertising world is a murky one, with multiple partnerships, reselling agreements and add pools making it difficult to determine exactly where an ad came from. It would be easier for the bad guys to slip a compromised banner ad into the network and have it legitimately displayed on a website than to hack said website.
2-15-2008 @ 1:24PM
It's good that you guys thought critically about this even for a second.Here's what they could do to help:Anytime a user logs in from a new IP, not only do they enter their password, but they choose one of four pictures that was previously chosen. Each time, it's the photo of choice and three random others, randomly ordered.
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