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Keeping your WoW Account Safe

Discussion in 'WoW Stratics Announcements' started by Emuishere, Dec 26, 2008.

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  1. Emuishere

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    Keeping your WoW Account Safe

    With identity theft and other internet crimes on the ride, the folks at Blizzard have some great tips to protect yourself.* Here is all the information from WorldofWarcraft.com.
    Account security is very important to us. As we have recently seen a rise in the number of compromised World of Warcraft accounts, we recommend you to take a few moments to read these tips to help protect your privacy and ensure your security.
    • Verify that your email address in Account Management is current. You can see your address on the right side of the Account Management page and change it with the "Change Contact Info" button.
    • Make sure your operating system, web browser, and other software is up-to-date with the latest patches and security updates.
    • Scan your computer for viruses, Trojans, and key loggers.
    • After doing this, we highly recommend changing the password on the account to a brand-new, unique one, and making sure to keep this password private.
    These simple steps can go a long way in maintaining account security. If you are seeking an additional layer of security, consider purchasing the optional Blizzard Authenticator, available at the online Blizzard Store. For more security tips, please visit our World of Warcraft Account Security page.
    We hope you have a happy -- and safe -- holiday season!
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  2. Alagos Galadrim

    Alagos Galadrim Journeyman
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    This was posted because they know your accounts aren't safe and someone is hacking the crud out of them. When it happens they will try to tell you it was your fault - that you had a virus/spyware on your computer. This may be in some cases, but this is a lie in most. Account security is pathetic on WoW
     
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    My account was hacked when it was inactive, and no computer that ever had wow on it was connected to the internet. Blizzard has terrible security.
     
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