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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
it would stop 99.9% of people and minimising it is what they should be aiming for, completely stopping it is next to impossible.
The problem is, yes it would stop 99.9% of people for a while, but as soon as the exploits go public and they are incorporated into standard hacking packages we'd be back to square one.
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Id rather just have steam help me out if in the case of my getting hacked happened...
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What if we kill the chip?

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sounds like a pretty good idea to me, might be a little annoying for some people that use more than one comp.
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I'd laugh if VAC bans now used the Intel 'Kill Switch' of these processors
Wouldn't be a bad idea to combat cheating...
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little excessive for cheating, but i would laugh if they actually did it too.
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Someone will just crack Steam to send an arbitrary hash... then this is pointless.
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post #48 of 61
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I only wonder what happens if your CPU is lost/stolen/dead. Extremely rare but it'll happen.



^You guessed it.
How could you lose your CPU?, walk into your room one day, PC doesn't boot, think to yourself, that is weird, open it up and :O its gone!!

Anyway, I think the best way is validate via text message to your mobile phone.

Request code, code gets sent to your phone, type code it, BOOM!
post #49 of 61
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How could you lose your CPU?, walk into your room one day, PC doesn't boot, think to yourself, that is weird, open it up and :O its gone!!

Anyway, I think the best way is validate via text message to your mobile phone.

Request code, code gets sent to your phone, type code it, BOOM!
He meant fried
Especially here on OCN
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Originally Posted by qwertymac93 View Post
Couldn't they just link by ip address? seriously people...
And what if you want to go to a public place, such as a LAN with your PC, and their IP address doesn't match the one tied to your account?
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