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Thursday, November 11, 2010 Dial-In Authenticator Released
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 1 comment

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the release of the Dial-in Authenticator to help users avoid unauthorized account access. The new service requires users to make a toll free phone call and enter a PIN number when signing into their account. The security service is currently compatible with Blizzard's World of Warcraft.

Similar to the Authenticator and Mobile Authenticator application, the Dial-in Authenticator is an optional tool that provides an additional layer of security against unauthorized account access. The Dial-in Authenticator is not a physical token or application run on a mobile device, however. Instead, it is a free opt-in service that will actively monitor an account and request additional authorization from the user when a potentially unauthorized login attempt occurs. (Pretty cool, huh?)

If you sign up for the Dial-in Authenticator, you will be asked to make a toll-free phone call from a specific phone of your choosing to authorize unusual login attempts with the associated account. Please note that you will only be asked to make this phone call when something about your login attempt appears out of the ordinary. For example, if you were to log in from a location from which you do not typically play, you may be asked to call in and provide your selected PIN and a unique, single-use security code before access to the account will be granted.
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