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[Notice] Account Security

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It's not panda bikini because I got my password reset (and they say they reseted only involved accounts) and I didn't ever registrate on panda.

Well, since you're here and divulging information.

What third party sites DID you register to? ;)

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Well, since you're here and divulging information.

What third party sites DID you register to? ;)

I seriously can't think of any site related to BDO that I registered to, other than this forum ...

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I seriously can't think of any site related to BDO that I registered to, other than this forum ...

Bugger. Well, thanks for sharing, I actually appreciate it.

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Hey Kakao. Remember that 2 step verification you added AGES ago to the other BDO regions?

About time? Yes? No?

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I seriously can't think of any site related to BDO that I registered to, other than this forum ...

I wonder if it's something to do with buying pearls?  They use a third party for that...

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this is what happens when you use one simple password for everything... learn to use more complex and different passwords for all of your accounts and emails and what not and you'll never have to worry about it, especially with second step verification or authentication keys.

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this is what happens when you use one simple password for everything... learn to use more complex and different passwords for all of your accounts and emails and what not and you'll never have to worry about it, especially with second step verification or authentication keys.

If passwords leaked, then having complicated or uniqe password won't help, because it's already leaked... Or did you mean you won't worry about your other accounts, where you have other passwords?

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If passwords leaked, then having complicated or uniqe password won't help, because it's already leaked... Or did you mean you won't worry about your other accounts, where you have other passwords?

you wont have to worry about your other accounts using different passwords, but anyone who uses the same password to sign up on third party websites as their game account password is just asking for it...always use different passwords.

 

The only password you really need to remember is your main email password, and your secondary recovery email password.

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you wont have to worry about your other accounts using different passwords, but anyone who uses the same password to sign up on third party websites as their game account password is just asking for it...always use different passwords.

So you decided to make that spiel why?

They literally said there'd been a leak from *someone*. Why not focus on this rather than berate people for not having secure passwords?

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So you decided to make that spiel why?

They literally said there'd been a leak from *someone*. Why not focus on this rather than berate people for not having secure passwords?

well if you were smart enough to not use one password for everything you wouldn't even have to worry about your game account.

it's 2017

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well if you were smart enough to not use one password for everything you wouldn't even have to worry about your game account.

it's 2017

I'm not worried. Why are you trying to make people who had their accounts leaked feel worse than they already do though?

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It's not even everyone... Just some people had their accounts compromised (and their passwords were forcefully reset), so there's nothing you need to worry about lol...

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I'm not worried. Why are you trying to make people who had their accounts leaked feel worse than they already do though?

im just telling them that if they didnt use the same password for their game account and some third party website they wouldnt have to be changing their password and email for BDO right now lol. lesson learned for them I guess.

 

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im just telling them that if they didnt use the same password for their game account and some third party website they wouldnt have to be changing their password and email for BDO right now lol. lesson learned for them I guess.

 

You don't even -----ing know if they did and you're STILL berating them for doing it.

It's common -----ing practice that if a leak occurs that is somehow connected to your service you reset the password of the affected customers because the passwords *MIGHT* be the same. You're automatically assuming they're *ALL* the same. It's simply not the case. And again, why are you trying to make people who already feel bad feel worse?

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 I change my password but really NO SERIOUSLY REALLY >.> 

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Ma advice for gamers is to do this with your passwords..

GAMENAMEpassword

So for example if you're playing BDO and your normal password is OU812 you would use BDOOU812 as your password. If you played EQ2 you would use EQ2OU812 as your password. This allows you to retain one password but adjusts it per game. No password bot can get around this.

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If you need to change your password, you also have to change your whole email address too?! What about those of us who do not have multiple email addresses at our disposal, we have to create a whole new one we'll never check because of this? What the hell. 

Email services like hotmail/outlook allow you to make email aliases, gmail might do too. 

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Email services like hotmail/outlook allow you to make email aliases, gmail might do too. 

And even easier, the + sign in an email adress is actually a thing too.

For example:

email+blackdesertonline@host.com

Pity that a lot of common javascript e-mail verification doesn't accept this, cause it's a perfectly valid standard. Emails sent to that adress would wind up in the inbox of email@host.com.

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Please elaborate on what 3rd party website was compromised, what was compromised (clear passwords?  encrypted hash?  any other personal information?), and what you've done to prevent this from happening in the future.  Did you also email notify the affected users?  Not interested in PA/Kakao's usual cryptic announcements.  Security breach is a serious issue, this is no place for hidden stats.

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You don't even -----ing know if they did and you're STILL berating them for doing it.

It's common -----ing practice that if a leak occurs that is somehow connected to your service you reset the password of the affected customers because the passwords *MIGHT* be the same. You're automatically assuming they're *ALL* the same. It's simply not the case. And again, why are you trying to make people who already feel bad feel worse?

@Jeynar you would be surprise on how lazy people are and how ignorant they are about pc stuff. I know people like this and I bet you a lot other people use the same password and email for everything. Also use the password saving options on there web browsers and never clear there web history either. Been lazy and picking what's convenient can come back to bite you in the ass. Most people learn the hard way about stuff like this after a world of hurt >.> 

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@Jeynar you would be surprise on how lazy people are and how ignorant they are about pc stuff. I know people like this and I bet you a lot other people use the same password and email for everything. Also use the password saving options on there web browsers and never clear there web history either. Been lazy and picking what's convenient can come back to bite you in the ass. Most people learn the hard way about stuff like this after a world of hurt >.> 

I know, but it's not a reason to automatically assume that every affected user did it. That's why I'm ripping into the guy.

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On the contrary, this means that "players" logged on the 3rd parties using almost the same credentials as BDO.And probably that 3rd party got hacked OR sold the Info into bot sellers.

In case you're wondering if you're one of the victims, this site helps.

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

I prefer using https://hacked-emails.com/ as it gives you the origin and date of the leak aswell.

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I know, but it's not a reason to automatically assume that every affected user did it. That's why I'm ripping into the guy.

lol ripping into me what are you 12

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Could this be why my boss boxes are missing? Would be great to get a response on my ticket BDO >.<

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Those of us whose password hasn't been reset should be okay?

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