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Old 05-16-2014, 02:01 AM   #1
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Lately I've been hearing and reading many complaints about the security of your (the user) password and other private information. There are many disadvantages to allowing others to know your password or private information that can potentially give your "attacker" the ability to figure out the password, even if your reluctant to give it away; luckily you've stumbled onto this thread, so here are the ways to protect your account.

1. Don't disclose any personal information. This includes your email address, home address, DOB (date of birth), previous internet providers, and any type of passwords or information such as security questions, Ex. "what is your mothers maiden name?, What's your first pet's name?". Do not give out this information!

2. Do not download anything from a non-trusted source. This includes friends especially. If someone comes onto you trying to get you to download anything, report it immediately. Sometimes they may attach key loggers or other malicious software to obtain your password.

3. Don't allow your brothers or sisters to access your account. The only person(s) that should even know your sensitive information should be you and your parent/guardian (If under the age of 18). If your not responsible enough to keep track of it, let your parents hold onto it.

4. Do not try to sell or transfer accounts. I cannot express this enough, selling and trading accounts for in-game currency as well as real money is against the rules and can get both parties banned! If you are being offered something too good to be true, it probably is. Report it ASAP!

5. Change your password frequently. If you think you've been compromised in regards of your password then I urge you to change it. Don't second guess yourself, guessing a password can be easy if they know enough about you; always select a password that cannot be guessed!

6. Always use a mixture of characters for your password. The use of capital letters, numbers, and symbols can help protect you from even the most aggressive password seekers. Not only does this make your password difficult to guess, but if you were to have accidently given someone enough information to guess the right password; the sequence itself would take forever and deter the "attacker". Ex. damager ; DAMager122.
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Old 05-16-2014, 02:37 PM   #2
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Thank u for informations....
Now no one will post a thread about stol account xD....
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Old 07-21-2014, 05:10 PM   #3
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Damager how i can RE-SEND security code? i lose it idk how, can help me? pls
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Old 07-25-2014, 05:58 PM   #4
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You cannot request for a second recovery code. It would be the 2nd email from enkord in your original email used when you created the account.
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Old 02-22-2015, 03:05 AM   #5
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good night!
have a problem is one year that l did not enter the gunrox´m coming back to play, l do not remember my email so remember the name and password how can l retrieve email for me to return to jogo
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Old 01-06-2016, 10:13 PM   #6
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Yes, its my problem too... i dont remenber wht is my email.. any moderator can help to recovery this? just tell wht email is.. nothing more.
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Old 01-08-2016, 02:40 PM   #7
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Lately I've been hearing and reading many complaints about the security of your (the user) password and other private information. There are many disadvantages to allowing others to know your password or private information that can potentially give your "attacker" the ability to figure out the password, even if your reluctant to give it away; luckily you've stumbled onto this thread, so here are the ways to protect your account.

1. Don't disclose any personal information. This includes your email address, home address, DOB (date of birth), previous internet providers, and any type of passwords or information such as security questions, Ex. "what is your mothers maiden name?, What's your first pet's name?". Do not give out this information!

2. Do not download anything from a non-trusted source. This includes friends especially. If someone comes onto you trying to get you to download anything, report it immediately. Sometimes they may attach key loggers or other malicious software to obtain your password.

3. Don't allow your brothers or sisters to access your account. The only person(s) that should even know your sensitive information should be you and your parent/guardian (If under the age of 18). If your not responsible enough to keep track of it, let your parents hold onto it.

4. Do not try to sell or transfer accounts. I cannot express this enough, selling and trading accounts for in-game currency as well as real money is against the rules and can get both parties banned! If you are being offered something too good to be true, it probably is. Report it ASAP!

5. Change your password frequently. If you think you've been compromised in regards of your password then I urge you to change it. Don't second guess yourself, guessing a password can be easy if they know enough about you; always select a password that cannot be guessed!

6. Always use a mixture of characters for your password. The use of capital letters, numbers, and symbols can help protect you from even the most aggressive password seekers. Not only does this make your password difficult to guess, but if you were to have accidently given someone enough information to guess the right password; the sequence itself would take forever and deter the "attacker". Ex. damager ; DAMager122.
Alright mister damager, I appreciate your work and I agree that giving out personal information on any internet service is such a bad thing, but about the E-mail addresses, Well, that is your contact address, so think if someone would like to contact you he send you messages using E-mail.

Secondly, When talking about downloading software from untrusted sources, it is always untrusted if the piece of software is nonfree, now people will argue that Gunrox is a windows-only game and it will not work on other free operating systems, The solution is to run windows on a virtual machine or a dedicated machine just made for gaming purposes. (see: https://www.privacytools.io/#os)

Another thing! The note you mentioned here about maintaining a strong password is not useful, because a password like that can be cracked in 7 days with a brute force attack with a GPU.
The solution is to use a password manager where you can generated a unique strong password (like this: hx$f_+h3]/m[_>B)9L&p<Vqj;~vGy) and store it in an encrypted database encrypted with a diceware generated password converted to a special pattern.

* Note: using a nonfree password manager will not solve the issue but it will make it worse (use KeePassX)

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Old 06-19-2016, 08:13 PM   #8
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Generalized, most people will not understand GPU brute force attacks. Which isn't as easy as you think, brute force attacks are usually done with synchronisation with other individuals; unless you have a server room at your disposal.
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Old 06-27-2016, 06:36 AM   #9
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Angry ATTENTION ALL.

Attention all administrators.
Change the mail from my account and I do not get the message to re-activate my account. WHY?
DO SOMETHING. IT'S A BUG OF YOUR GAME.
DO SOMETHING
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Old 12-14-2016, 09:58 AM   #10
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What i do if i forgot email and password becuase i didn't open acccount for months !!!!!!!!
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:34 AM   #11
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Hi Admin, Sorry if i disturb you, but i have a problem and please i really need help! So, i've changed my password but when i did it, it made an error and so i can't join with the new and old password
I'd tryed to recovery it with my email but that says error email or error birthday
So please i need help to recovery the email
gunroxmagnata@hotmail.com
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Old 07-21-2017, 02:25 AM   #12
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Hi Admin, Sorry if i disturb you, but i have a problem and please i really need help! So, i've changed my password but when i did it, it made an error and so i can't join with the new and old password
I'd tryed to recovery it with my email but that says error email or error birthday
So please i need help to recovery the email
berttikjeans@hotmail.com
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Old 08-13-2017, 01:53 AM   #13
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Default i no remember and need me correo for account evil_men

i no remember and need me correo for account evil_men

pliz help me
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