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Old 3rd August, 2007, 04:30 PM
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Never answer to this "Friend" since it's a damn scam to get your nick and pass in order to get you banned from VAC servers !!! It has nothing to do with VAC and it's a damn hacker. One of my friends lost his CSS ability to play on most of the servers because he was not aware of the fact that VALVE will never ask for any pass or ID.

I just hope Valve will track the guy down and do something about it !!!
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Old 3rd August, 2007, 06:19 PM
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could have at least linked my news article about it
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Old 3rd August, 2007, 08:04 PM
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LOL has nothing to do with yours since Zoli called me today his acount has been banned by VAC, I could do nothing about he was creamed on FB by the fact he was stupid enough to think it was Valve contacting him. And I could not link because FB site was down at that time! You did a great thing however Toro unfortunately Zoli's english is very limited !

I gave him Harry's account until his new CSS game arrives
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Old 3rd August, 2007, 09:02 PM
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Lesson to all. No one ever asks you for your user name and password. I do not give out any info on the phone either to anyone that called me. You can say you are anyone.
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Old 3rd August, 2007, 09:57 PM
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There's just so much malice and greed out there, never pays to forget we are on our own against organized rats. Watch your back at all times... Good of you to help your friend out Chris, but Toro has a point, they are organized, we had better be at lest cooperative! ":O}
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Listen, this is wrong on different levels. You would think the thief changed the pass and uses now that account. But no, that's not what happened. He entered VAC secured servers and used cheats on purpose to get banned ! The ban is not issued by the server admin but by VAC and is a ban from all VAC secured servers! That is the sum of all the servers that are clean and respectable. So the purpose of the theft is to render that account unusable. What can I say? Zoli has his part of fault but Valve should track every honest user that has added "AUTOMATED VALVE SYSTEM" as friend and lift the ban. I think they can do that.
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If they can ban, they can unban, getting them to will be a matter of convincing them that this IS what happened. The problem there is that if only one guy is doing this and as there's no money in it nor any real prestige, it's probably a very small group of people...it may never show up as an abnormality... and it doesn't hurt Valve as most will buy new games...I think Valve will just say, "You should have known better, we told you not to!" Honestly, what else can they do?
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The IP addresses invloved should give Valve some indication that the account could have been stolen, or at least changed hands for some reason.
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/calls sam

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Man i always give out fake info
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poor zoli, pass on my condolences.. when is he getting back with us??
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He is back, I temporarily gave him Harry's account until his new game arrives, we order yesterday the edition with DOD-S included.
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