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Poes Minoes
Feb Gold Premier Club Member 2013

Poes Minoes

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1 way to keep hackers out is to demand that you play on 1 IP address.
If you play from a different IP address you have to unlock that IP with an E-Mail from Jagex.
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Also, Jagex should try the Runescape password to see if it works with the given EMail too.
If it does LOCK THE ACCOUNT.
Different passwords for everything you do online.
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I know it is not easy to remember 20+ passwords but try and learn.
If need be write them down in your little black book.
Do NOT save them in a file on your computer.
Also if your account login name is the same of your ingame name.
CHANGE IT.
My login is NOT Poes Minoes. (just another password for free)
And yes I know that newer account uses an email address to log in.

21-Mar-2019 14:28:03

Kings Abbot

Kings Abbot

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Isn't this what the authenticator already does?

Also, older accounts with nice names don't want their names gone. The biggest defence against hackers is the authenticator, not your login and password.
The RS Wiki needs a hand, and Bwian's will gladly take the rest of your body!
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

21-Mar-2019 21:54:10

Byere
Apr Member 2018

Byere

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It would be silly to lock accounts to certain IP addresses.

Your IP address is not static. For example, if you play the game on a laptop at home, and then take your laptop to a friend's house and connect to their Wifi, it'll give you a different IP address. Another example is if your router is unplugged for more than 30 seconds (or, say, you have a power cut), then when it starts working again, your IP address will have changed.

Locking an account to a certain IP address would mean that you'd be locked out of your account way too quickly and often, which would mean an email every other time you login to the game. Also, like Kings said, that's what the Authenticator is for.

I won't say it's possible, as I have no idea if it is, but if it's possible to specifically set your computer to use an IP address of your choosing, it would simply be a case for a hacker to change their address to whatever account they wanted to steal, and they'll get free access to it.

21-Mar-2019 23:50:03

Kings Abbot

Kings Abbot

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I believe the old Jagex Account Guardion worked on IP, and I remember I had to add the same device multiple times. JAG was also removed because euthenticator was better. The RS Wiki needs a hand, and Bwian's will gladly take the rest of your body!
In the beginning the Universe was created.
This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

22-Mar-2019 11:43:22

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