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6-19-2011 @ 3:30PM
Ok. So Blizzard is using our 'computer id' to determine if we need to authenticate or not.So blizzard scans our computer and comes up with the 'computer id' of "387aghd765343&^$". So any time that it's reported to blizzard on login that the computer id is "387aghd765343&^$" it will not ask for the authenticator.Without knowing what the algorithm or procedure that Blizzard is using to determine that string, I cannot be certain how easy it is for a gold farmer to obtain that information. Is it easy or likely? No. Is it more likely than them cracking the specific time/date algorithm that MY unique authenticator uses? Quite possibly.Everyone's defense of this has been that a hacker needs to be at MY computer to enter without authentication. The reality is that they only need to make Blizzard BELIEVE they are at my computer, and we have no way of knowing how complicated that will be for a hacker.
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