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3-15-2008 @ 9:44AM
I totally agree with the stronger authentication. I would like to see some sort of dual authentication factor with something like RSA Secure ID tokens. So after you enter your password, you would also have to enter the current random number on your token. These random numbers on your token change every 30-60 seconds, so if you had a keylogger on your pc, the hackers would have a very small window to login and hack your account.Blizzard makes it so difficult to get everything back to normal if you are hacked, the least they can do is make a stronger authentication system to help reduce the chances from this happening.MJ
3-15-2008 @ 1:32PM
Actually the number "expires" after one use in most systems so that even if the machine has been compromised by a keylogger of someone was looking over your shoulder they cannot use this information to log in to the account.
3-15-2008 @ 3:57PM
OR... you could take a tiny bit of responsibility and NOT GET HACKED.What's next? Secure tokens from all your e-mail providers, ISP's, banks, etc, just because you can't be bothered to be competent with your own computer?
3-15-2008 @ 6:23PM
Right because Firefox+adblock+NoScript is 100% fool proof right? Sure maybe if you don't do anything on your wow computer except play wow and visit the official site. And my bank does use two factor authentication (though not a token system) because the average person can not be expected to secure their computer. It is like expecting the average person to know that commercial door locks are trivial to defeat.
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