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8-05-2008 @ 3:22PM
"No authenticator will display the same number twice, and no two authenticators will ever have the same number displayed."Given it's a 6 digit number, both assumptions are patently false. Assuming 1,000,000 possible numbers, it would take 694 days for all numbers to be used up - and then what? The authenticator explodes?Also assuming that there are more than 1,000,000 authenticators in use (maybe not yet, but there will be at some point), at any point in time, more than one authenticator will display the same code.Given that, I still don't know how much we can 100% trust this "source" that says his account was hacked with an authenticator. Given that the authenticator was never removed from the account, you have to assume that whoever hacked the account had access to the authenticator.
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