We hope to continue improving the authenticator system to ensure the same or greater security, while improving and adding features to make having one a more user friendly experience. If you don’t already have a Battle.net Authenticator attached to your account, don’t wait until it’s too late.
Seems like it could be dodgy.
What about all the people that play mainly from internet gaming cafe's? Anyone could spot your password over your shoulder and log in without needing the authenticator.
Would there be a checkbox to say your logging in at a public computer?
Not sure what your going for here blizz, id rather know my account is secure for the sake of 3 extra seconds entering another number.
if u playing WoW on a public PC ( internet cafe etc) and if that PC inflected by keyloger etc. when u finish the playing ur login details still there and if hacker in the same cafe hacker can acces the account without auth code because ip doesnt change very often in public internet areas (internet cafe etc.)
how about that ?
even i like that its very dangerous if u didnt playing with ur own PC !!!
I know there is never100% safe system but combine all pro-security programs with autheticator (that is not lying around in the apartement!) one should be quite safe.
Thank You very much for this great update! It certainly is good service.
The general feedback seems to be "Opt-Out please."
It seems that the announcement of the change has gone awry in Europe too. A quick message on the Breaking news section of the login screen would stop most of the panicked posts on this forum.
I want to type in my 6 numbers each time i log in.
The time spent typing in 8 digits is minimal in comparison to the amount of time folks stay logged in.
Please also read the US forum on the same topic. It's been extended due to too many threads due to positing limits per thread.
Please Blizzard DO NOT implement this.
I just got disconnected, logged back in, no code asked for. Scared the hell out of me.
I know realistically it's probably just as safe but spending those few seconds typing in my numbers gives me peace of mind. :)
Also great because I play in bed and can hardly ever be bothered to reach for my authenticator. :P