Gabe Newell reveals Steam ID and password to show how Steam Guard works

By Stephany Nunneley
5 March 2011 19:31 GMT

In an effort to prove just how secure Steam Guard is, Valve head Gabe Newell revealed his Steam ID and password to the crowd during the firm’s presentation at GDC.

Watch for yourself in the video below.

The new Steam Guard feature, currently in beta, “gives users greatly increased account security,” and links management of user accounts to a specific PC.

Should someone attempt to modify or change a user’s account settings on another PC, it will not be possible without user approval with customers being notified should another PC than the one registered attempt to log into the account.

Via Reddit.

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