View Poll Results: Authenticators: Bad or Good when trying to contest a ban?
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10.06.2011, 22:37 #1
Authenticator: Good or Bad for Botters?
Yesterday I added a mobile phone authenticator to my main account. Let's say for instance I get banned and try to protest my story. Obviously my story will be less believable because each time I log on, I have to use my authenticator. Yes, the authenticator helps prevent some hackers, but in the end does it make botting on authenticator-protected accounts less safe? I would like to hear your input.
10.06.2011, 22:49 #2
Ive been botting for years with an authenticator for years. I dont believe it makes a diffrence if you have one on your account or not. What matters is how you bot. I over the past few years have never been hit with a ban or anything using HB or GB. Just bot smart and not bot 24/7 for a month or over use the AH.
10.06.2011, 22:54 #3
I had a main get banned once, and I could have easily used the "I got hacked story" cause I'd login from different machines quite often. EXCEPT I had an authenticator attached so that didn't fly. As long as you use a uncommon password, keep your OS patched, use a half decent firewall, have a good antivirus; you do not need an authenticator and are only a hindrance.
10.06.2011, 23:00 #4
11.06.2011, 00:01 #5
They'll look at your IP before they ever consider your Authenticator ....
24.04.2012, 15:15 #6
i have an auth an my main because i am hacked for an few time in the past
when you are use an relog its sometime bad
you have an option whare you van choiche if you want everytime the code or once in the few times