Diablo III Hacked And Blizzards Security System
Last month, the gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment, had their security system breached. Hackers had their eyes set on the company’s new game that just launched, Diablo III adopt me free pets hack . Users of the game Diablo III have had many of their online valuables wrongfully stolen from them. Some of the valuables consist of online currency and precious hard to obtain gear. These may not seem like much, but as a gamer, one would know that all this equates to time consuming efforts in making one’s character stronger and better, which is part of the rewarding gaming experience. Hackers often targeted items like the user’s online currency and gear because this could be easily transfer to either the hacker’s own Diablo III account or sold to anyone who wished to purchase them. The game itself had had a lot of issues while launching, such as several launch issues, server downtime, securing their systems, and much more.
Blizzard Entertainment does offer a service called Blizzard Authenticator. However, this system of authenticating users is flawed. The authenticator, the Battle.net Mobile Authenticator app or the Battle.net Authenticator, is not adopted and used by most users. Blizzard states that, “… in all of the individual Diablo III related compromise cases we’ve investigated, none have occurred after a physical battle.net authenticator or battle.net mobile authenticator app was attached to the player’s account, and we have yet to find any situation where a Diablo III player’s account.” Although Blizzard states the above, some Diablo gamers say they have had their accounts hacked while they have implemented Blizzard’s Authenticator. The Authenticator is a 2 factor authentication security system but is not the best form of 2 factor authentication that is available out in the market.
The Battle.net Authenticator uses an authenticator’s identity to verify the validity and a user’s login credentials. This is essentially a two factor authenticating security system that Blizzard has implemented, with one factor being the user’s credentials and the second factor being the password on the mobile authenticator app or the actual battle.net authenticator which validates the user and authorizes him/her to access their online account.
The most successful game launch, Diablo III, selling over 10 million copies since the product launched, has generated over $500 million in sales revenue for the company. This staggering amount of revenue brings the attention to many, which some wonders whether if Blizzard will give back to the gaming community. There are some users that are hesitant in purchasing Diablo III because of the data breach that has occurred recently. Many gamers do not want to see all their hard earned work one day just disappear just because of the lack of proper security that Blizzard possess when handling users’ accounts. Blizzard does have a way of helping out Diablo III users in recovering their accounts by restoring their account to an earlier point in which they can continue from