Quote Originally Posted by BrianMorin View Post
That's assuming a compromised database of hashed passwords or an interface that allows them to take a very large number of stabs at your password. Via a public interface (web site, game, etc.) an attacker is going to start getting throttled well before they get to a hundred attempts. Stay away from dictionary words that will get you guessed in like 8 tries. Use very different passwords for your game account and email The longer and more random the better, particularly for your email account! ...or just use the mobile authenticator. ;) More often than not when I've inquired into why someone I know got their account broken into post-Coin Lock it has been because they used the same password for the game that they used for their email account (and probably eight dozen other web sites.) *insert disclaimer about small sample size*
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