Valve Adds Security to Steam Trading
No more unauthorised trades?
Online security is no longer an option thanks to all of the malware and other threats in circulation. In order to stand up and fight for your safety, Valve decided to incorporate a Captcha system on Steam to ensure that all trades are authorized and safe from the web's evil robots. Yes, users will be asked to input characters to complete transactions, but it is but a small price to pay.
"We know it's a bit of a hassle," insisted Valve's John Cook on the Steam Trading Cards group. "And we don't like making trading harder for users, but we do expect it to significantly help customers who are tricked into downloading and running malware from losing their items."
Although the system should be implemented on every Steam users, veterans are requesting an option to turn the security check off to be implemented as well.
"People can spam me phishers or trojans all they want, I won't fall for it anyway," said one Steam user. "Those who are 'green' to the internet, have the option to put Captcha's up."
We are currently waiting to see how Valve will respond to these demands!