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2 scary security breaches...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Nine Dark Moons, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. Nine Dark Moons

    Nine Dark Moons Certifiable
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    Dec 7, 2006
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    after going through EA's Official Account Transfer Process a couple months ago when i bought a vet account, i realized that the chars i inherited with the new account were still co-ownered to whatever houses they were via the original owner. and a couple chars were still in guilds. it seems to me that those are 2 very large potential security breaches!!!
    worse case scenario (if i was a bad person), i discover what houses i'm co-ownered too and loot the crap out of them (if the containers are set to co-owners). then i hunt down and kill my guildies and loot their arties off their corpses.
    since i'm NOT a bad person, this really freaks the SH*T out of me!!! i'm all hyper-paranoid about this stuff now, after being hacked last week. i didn't even realize some of the chars were in guilds until just now!!! and i know after buying the account (and - again - going through EA's Official Account Transfer Process!) i had to remove the co-ownership status of most of the chars before i could re-co-owner them to my houses... SCARY!!!
    so if you know your pal's are selling their accounts, MAKE SURE you remove them as co-owners from your house(s) AND boot them from your guilds in the chance the new owner isn't so nice!!!
    why this stuff isn't re-set and/or cleared when an account is transferred is way beyond me.
  2. JC the Builder

    JC the Builder Crazed Zealot
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    May 12, 2008
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    It is the responsibility of the former account owner to handle this stuff. This isn't a security breach of any sort.