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Old 01-22-2010, 10:58 AM   #1
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This is the second one of these i have received in my in box both from different users. I would be willing to bet the link is a virus you can try it for yourself if you wish

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Old 01-22-2010, 11:52 AM   #2
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Yup, me too. This user: http://986forum.com/forums/member.php?userid=19903
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Old 01-22-2010, 02:46 PM   #3
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That user has been deleted. I recommend you change your forum password.

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Old 01-22-2010, 07:58 PM   #4
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Really? Not that I followed the link, but was there a concern?
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Old 01-23-2010, 02:19 AM   #5
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Yes - the concern is there has been a recent spate of spam emails to forum users.

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Old 01-23-2010, 09:49 AM   #6
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Apparently it's obvious; however, I still don't see why that requires me to change my password.
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Old 01-23-2010, 09:57 AM   #7
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Well, one concern is that if whomever did breach the data on this site and got a hold of your email address, that means they probably also possibly cracked your password, which you might also be using the same exact password on other websites. Get it? Safer then, to spend a few seconds at least changing your password to something that doesn't tie into any of your other accounts that you normally have to sign into.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:35 PM   #8
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Ah, so there was a data breach. Thank-you, that information makes sense of the suggestion.
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Old 02-07-2010, 02:20 PM   #9
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Same bs, new account: http://986forum.com/forums/member.php?u=20020
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I removed the user "Serendipity".
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #11
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I removed the user "Serendipity".
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I removed the user "Serendipity".
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