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Old 09-05-11, 10:45 PM   #37
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site is totally hosed. I bought a 4xxx series card earlier this year, what was the method of obtaining a key for it?
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Old 09-05-11, 10:54 PM   #38
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site is totally hosed. I bought a 4xxx series card earlier this year, what was the method of obtaining a key for it?
The link I still have in the OP has a form, and you had to add your unique ID, and use that key that was sent to the e-mail

Which really makes no sense, how would they know which is real or not?
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Old 09-05-11, 10:56 PM   #39
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Really I think the only way they would look into it is if some legit AMD customer tries to use his unique ID and the website tells him it's already been used, and then he complains to AMD.
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Old 09-05-11, 10:58 PM   #40
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Albo is going to get raped.

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Old 09-06-11, 09:16 AM   #41
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Oh dear...

http://kotaku.com/5837468/whoops-3-m...t-went-missing

I doubt very much that steam could do anything about this...just in case i created a new account before i got my dirt 3 all on 3 of my Pc's
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Old 09-06-11, 09:50 AM   #42
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Why on Earth would you put the keys in a plain text file?

Even I would at least import them into a secured database and use a lookup for the correct CD key that matches a unique product ID, and I'm not even an IT guy...
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Why on Earth would you put the keys in a plain text file?

Even I would at least import them into a secured database and use a lookup for the correct CD key that matches a unique product ID, and I'm not even an IT guy...
AMD nuff said....
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AMD nuff said....

lmao. No security in the budget.. just like no developer access to games in the budget...notepad it is!
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Old 09-06-11, 10:46 AM   #45
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AMD nuff said....
You would think they would spend 5 minutes to secure $85 million worth of CD keys...
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Old 09-06-11, 11:34 AM   #46
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Steam's reply to me asking them to remove Dirt 3 from my account.


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Old 09-06-11, 11:51 AM   #47
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Steam's reply to me asking them to remove Dirt 3 from my account.
Same here. I think it was passed to a higher level tech support for review.

Also, apparently the keys were stored in a SQL database and accessed with a simple exploit.

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/20...-copies-robbed

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Hackers have stolen access to three million digital copies of Dirt 3.

The huge list of Steam download codes was taken from AMD's redemption site, AMD4u, which was compromised.

The keys were stockpiled for use in a promotion with AMD graphics cards, reported Kotaku.

According to posts on Steam's forums, the codes were discovered in a .sql database and accessed with a simple .htaccess exploit.

Steam codes can be traced by developers, meaning Steam is able to block hacker's access to the game. Codemasters told Eurogamer it hopes Steam will deactivate the codes. A statement from AMD is expected shortly.

In June Codemasters admitted its website had been violated by hackers, with encrypted passwords, email addresses and user names stolen.
All in favor of banning Albo for this say "aye".
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Old 09-06-11, 11:56 AM   #48
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omg lol

Google Search for "amd4u"
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