Time to change your password.

posted on 9th of december, 2010

Many people I know are having their mail accounts like hotmail and gmail as well as facebook accounts being hacked. So I've searched online to see why this is happening. Because the people that I know that are being hacked are very careful people. One of which actually works for Microsoft and ironically his hotmail got hacked. Apparently is not longer about just being caught by Phishing scam links. Hackers are using sophisticated software to hack into your accounts. Apparently even with websites security measures like that present a CAPTHCA (the image with wavy letters and numbers that are supposed allow only a human can read these letters) are being hacked in my these new age of hackers. So I figure it's a good time to review your passwords. Last thing you want is someone...

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Posted by Demonike on December 12, 2010
Getting the actual money from DT is not so simple. Remember, it is not a cash machine - even if your account would be compromised here and the money transferred to Paypal or Moneybookers or Payoneer - the hacker needs to get hold of your physical Payoneer card, or hack into your Paypal / MB accounts as well. You might use different usernames there for security. Since this transfer of funds takes some time, you most likely are able to interfere with the transaction - DT sends an automated mail out, when the earnings have been requested; the other parties send automated messages when the funds have been received. If you have not authorized it, then you can immediately contact both parties (by phone!) and stop the fraud. Using different passwords with different service providers is a cheap, but effective, security measure.
Posted by Cristalloid on December 09, 2010
Well, as long as Wikileaks does not show our passwords...
Posted by Retina2020 on December 09, 2010
haha, just remember your password... I almost forgot what I change it to.

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