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Account ID and other info reportedly found in encrypted watermarks

World of Warcraft's in-game screenshot feature has reportedly been secretly embedding watermarks containing user information into the images.... read more

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Postby BeansOnToast » 11 Sep 2012, 21:33

So..... you're saying that if somebody was, for example, posting on the internet screenshots of half naked Orcs in compromising positions, they can be traced now?
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Postby GamingAddict » 11 Sep 2012, 21:57

Well now that the information is out there, hackers are now more likely to attempt the hack now that they know of this :roll:
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Re: User data secretly embedded into World of Warcraft scree

Postby morgadp » 12 Sep 2012, 02:42

Probably there mainly to track cheaters and people who leak Beta stuff despite being under NDAs.

Complete non-issue, just like most of the criticism Blizzard gets. No need to be worried unless you've broken the rules, and no personal information disclosed.
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