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A very useful (new?) account recovery feature in case an e-mail account is lost

Discussion in 'UHall' started by The Zog historian, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. The Zog historian

    The Zog historian Babbling Loonie
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    I had never seen this before. When recently changing my master password on the Origin Store, in addition to a few "Click this link" e-mails to confirm it was really me, I was given a set of six long numbers. Supposedly, should the associated e-mail address go poof or be otherwise inaccessible, these six numbers can be used to regain access to the account. That's not a bad method from a security perspective, and it can be useful considering the non-permanence of some e-mail addresses.