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[UO Herald] Account Safety Reminder

Discussion in 'UHall' started by UO News, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. UO News

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    Greetings!

    We would like to take a moment to remind players to be wary of efforts from outside sources to compromise your account security. Please remember, BioWare Mythic will never ask for your Master/Play Account password through in game communication. Additionally, please be mindful of websites you are visiting. Please remember that you will never be asked to enter your account information anywhere but the Mythic Account Center (https://accounts.eamythic.com/), and in the Mythic Patcher when launching the game.

    As always, we encourage our players to be safe and secure with your account information by never sharing your account information with anyone, using a strong password utilizing letters, numbers and symbols, paying close attention to websites you visit, and by updating your passwords regularly by visiting the Mythic Account Center.

    You also have the option to add a Secret Word to your account. This word will identify you as the true owner of the account in case your details got lost or changed. Again, please make sure that nobody else knows this word.

    Thank you for your continued support.



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  2. Vyal

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    I know of one guy who has stolen 4 accounts in the past 3 weeks alone...
    & the guy is still around stealing more accounts, not banned, just stealing account info stripping the characters deleting them then selling everything.
    & Everyone knows who it freaking is but nothing has been done.
     
  3. Petra Fyde

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    If you have any information on how this is being done please forward it to Mesanna
     
  4. Prawn

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    If its the same person I am thinking off who has been trying to sell off stolen accounts the last 2 days... he is a known POS.

    His personal information has been posted on another site for all those who wish to pursue him further... think a few house calls have been lined up.
     
  5. Storm

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    I suggest this line of posting end before people start getting in trouble
     
  6. Tazar

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    Inappropriate posts have been removed.

    While we all hate hacking, etc. Stratics Rules will not allow the release of personal information, nor does it allow for threats to be made on the forum. If you have information, please E-mail it to Mesanna. If not, this is not the place to rant and threaten.
     
  7. Risso

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    Probably why they are reiterating the Secret Word option, in light of the recent hackings - that is, unless the accounts have been hacked through e-mail.
     
  8. Ezekiel Zane

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    So where is this elusive Secret Word option?

    I'm on Account Management now and I have clicked on every possible link and page.

    I've found no option to add a Secret Word to my accounts.
     
  9. kleos

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    I'm looking for the place to add a secret password as well
     
  10. Salivern_Diago

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    You should have been asked to add a secret work to your master account about... 18 months to 2 years ago.
     
  11. kleos

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    Thank you for your insight in resolving this matter.
     
  12. MagicStar

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    Ive never been asked or seem a place offerring the option
    Ill have to look into this more when i got a bit of free time
     
  13. Petra Fyde

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  15. Ezekiel Zane

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    Exactly. Most of us, if we already had an EA.com account or pogo account, those accounts were automatically made into a EA Master account.
     
  16. Risso

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    When I just reactivated my closed accounts the 'Secret Word' page came up first thing.
     
  17. Aurelius

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    Perhaps so - but I don't plan on closing any of my accounts so I can re-open them to test it ;)
     
  18. DreadLord Lestat

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    When you cancel your account, you still have whatever remaining time left out of your 30 days. So you can close your account lets say 1/2 way through so you have 15 days remaining and then you can resub and it should ask you for to choose a secret word. My wife I just recently returned and when we resubbed, it asked a secret word question for each individual account opened.