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Mr. Chilly is in the mail on Battle.net accounts {WoW}

Oct 16th 2009 8:38AM Anyone else thoroughly disgusted with having to use their e-mail address as their login from now on? My e-mail addresses are all over the intertubes. And if you have a keylogger on your computer, signing up for Battle.net may be their first opportunity to log not only your WoW account name & password, but also your e-mail address and it's password, since you have to type in all of that to sign up for Battle.net. If you have “Remember account name” checked at the WoW login screen, you never have to type in both your account name and password.

When I found out about the Mountain Dew Game Fuel battle-bot, I decided to sign up for Battle.net since it was required to get the pet. I chickened out at the "confirm" screen when I found I had to use an e-mail address for my login to use Battle.net, and closed the browser. It was too late, they already had me.

To make it worse, when I got hacked later that day, I called Blizzard and changed my ingame password. When I went to check my e-mail to get my new password, the hacker had changed my e-mail password to I couldn't retrieve my WoW password.

Everything was gone. Banks cleared, gear vendored/disenchanted. They even transferred characters to other servers to get gold where they needed it.

Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying Battle.net has keyloggers. What I'm saying it that signing up for Battle.net is when the keyloggers on your computer finally get you.

In before "L2anti-virusscan". I used 6 different programs that never found a keylogger on my computer.

TL:DR version: Signing up for Battle.net will increase your chances of getting hacked.