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Obviously you're not a golfer.
Originally posted by Teala Are accounts really being hacked alot in GW2?
Its not as bad as some naysayers would suggest, but I can tell you the hackers are definately trying. I am in a pretty large guild, no one has been hacked, but I know I and several others have had their accounts spammed with 'authorize login' and 'password reset' notifications.
Do note that the 'authroize login' is a new security feature, and if it had been in place from the start, a lot of ANet's hacking issues could have been precevented.
Originally posted by Cinderfall Same thing happened to me except I have about 2000 authorize login attempt emails in my inbox from locations in China before I'm assuming Anet termed my account. I'm hoping they didn't get in, which it doesn't seem like they did. I have a ticket in to Anet Support, so we'll see what they can do. I'm not sure how my info got picked up. I've not gone to any sites and registered anything, I'm fairly paranoid about going to unknown web pages.
Same thing happened to me (though I used Anet's system to block these login attempts. As far as I can tell they never successfully accessed my account (and I'll probably end up changing my email anyway, if that ever gets resolves).
From what I've gathered (from asking around, and reading a bunch of reddit posts), Anet basically ran a script that flagged & termed any accounts with 'suspicious login activity'. That would explain both of us getting caught in that net. I'm hoping that our accounts weren't actually deleted, as I have a bunch of characters, a lvl 60+, and all my HoM stuff tied to that account.
I'm glad they took steps to deal w/ the problem, but I don't think they are handling it well when it comes to communcating w/ their customers. I really think they need to step it up when it comes to customer support. When you get supported they are pretty great, but the response time overall is kinda bad atm.
One of the shady my friend wants to know question. My friend wants to know if he works during the week in a place 500 kms away and then during the weekend he is in another place or even during the week he is in another home can he play from both locations if they are confirmed via the ip login and save this network thing for both locations.
Sorry OP for your dilemma and I am sorry for piggy backing here.
They do seem heavy handed, verging on unprofessional.
Wouldnt surprise me with they've recruited noob GMs who are banning people for selling gold, due to the amount of trading going on through email. Since they cant get the auction house to work.
Originally posted by Enok4Twunni Originally posted by twitch242 I think theres a lesson to be learned from this clip... ...do hope you get things resolved though.
funny, yet my passwords are never less than 10 characters with numbers and letters.
(ANet linked this earlier in the weak.)
I'm so broke. I can't even pay attention."You have the right not to be killed"