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1  The Sims 3 / Sims 3 Buzz / EAxian Spyware And YOU! on: June 29, 2010, 08:25:27 am

As some of you may be aware, the latest Pudding contains an insidious SPYWARE that phones home to its EAxian Masters.

What nefarious things does it report? Well, for starters, the following things have found to be reported:
1. Your device stats. If you've ever read a crashlog, this means the game is reporting back the name of your computer, and your username. This quite possibly means *YOUR* name.
2. Every time you startup your game. Are you home? EAxis knows you are now.
3. The name of your saved games. Do you name your saved games after your fambly members, perhaps because its theirs? EAxis knows this now.
4. Every cheat code you type in. Do any of those things contain any names you wouldn't want someone to know about? EAxis knows this now.
5. Everything you buy from build/buy mode.
6. An enormous number of things your sims do: What jobs join or leave, what moodlets they get, potentially their NAMES...do you name your sims after people you know? EAxis knows this now.
7. Much more not yet uncovered.

Naturally, all internet communications reveal your IP address unless special measures are taken. In combination with some of the above, this information is now potentially life-threatening. A number of early modders were killed, disappearing under mysterious circumstances, when they came too close to the truth, so EAxis has been known to kill people.

How YOU can protect yourself:
1. Do not allow the game to communicate with the Internet.
2. Use AWESOMEMOD. AwesomeMod cripples many of these logging features by disabling their listeners, which will not only protect your privacy, but also improve game performance every so slightly.
2  Welcome to insimenator.org / Rules, News & Announcements / First Anniversary of the GLORIOUS PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION! on: November 25, 2009, 03:43:18 pm
As you may or may have noticed, in about a week and a half, we will be celebrating the first anniversary of our GLORIOUS REVOLUTION in which Insim was liberated from vile Waltian Oppression! Someone append links to postings from the time of the Glorious Revolution so that those who missed it and those who miss it can relive the memories of those fun times.
3  The Sims 3 / Sims 3 Pictures / Fire In The Disco! on: July 20, 2009, 08:54:22 pm



4  The Sims 3 / Sims 3 Buzz / BREAKING NEWS: TSR INSTALLS SPYWARE ON YOUR COMPUTER! on: July 20, 2009, 08:39:20 pm
We bring you the shocking news of the latest TSR atrocity: SPYWARE AND VIRII!

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so have at it.
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