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Maggs
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Icon 1 posted March 18, 2009 17:20      Profile for Maggs     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Looks like someone snagged my myspace/facebook/gmail password. Thanks to Serenak for the heads up. I noticed it at lunch, I was like WTF. I'm locking my credit report as we speak.
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geekygoddess
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Icon 1 posted March 18, 2009 17:47      Profile for geekygoddess     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Maggs, I feel your pain! In January someone compromised my debit card and pin, then just a couple weeks ago, someone got into my yahoo account and was acting like me when I was at work! It was insane, I can not tell you how many hours I have wasted in the last few months fixing other peoples mistakes! Ughhh!!! [shake head]

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"It is better to press ones shirt, than ones luck"- Confucius

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dragonman97

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Icon 1 posted March 18, 2009 19:53      Profile for dragonman97   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Reminder: Pick good security questions/answers. Hell, if you really want them to be good: LIE!

Well known answers are how Sarah Palin's Yahoo! account got compromised, as well as Paris Hilton's mobile account.

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There are three things you can be sure of in life: Death, taxes, and reading about fake illnesses online...

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted March 19, 2009 01:13      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by geekygoddess:
just a couple weeks ago, someone got into my yahoo account and was acting like me when I was at work!

You don't know the half of it.
While you're at work, I'm trying on your underwear and finding creative uses for your toothbrush. [evil]

That's when I'm not tampering with ASM's video collection...

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If you watch 'The History Of NASA' backwards, it's about a space agency that has no manned spaceflight capability, then does low-orbit flights, then lands on the Moon.

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 19, 2009 01:29      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
__________________ HEH , HEH , heh ____

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Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.


Benjamin Franklin,

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geekygoddess
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Icon 1 posted March 19, 2009 03:49      Profile for geekygoddess     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Druid... Can you please return my favorite red thong?

*Throws away her toothbrush* [Razz]

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted March 19, 2009 11:47      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by geekygoddess:
Druid... Can you please return my favorite red thong?

I'm not sure which one you mean.
Maybe if you posted a photo of yourself wearing it?

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If you watch 'The History Of NASA' backwards, it's about a space agency that has no manned spaceflight capability, then does low-orbit flights, then lands on the Moon.

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fs

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Icon 1 posted March 20, 2009 11:13      Profile for fs   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
Many public computers wind up with keyloggers installed, so in general, don't check anything requiring a password from a mall kiosk/store demo/library/computer lab etc. It's impossible for those locations to police them constantly. Also, many sites checkmark, by default, the "remember me" or "log in automatically" setting during log in. If you're using someone else's computer, make sure you uncheck that.

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I'm in ur database, makin' moar recordz.

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TheMoMan
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Icon 1 posted March 20, 2009 11:46      Profile for TheMoMan         Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
___________________ How are we to know what Red one. Theres OxBlood, Swedish Red, Autumn Red, and Fire Engine Red, plus IH Tractor Red thats my Favorite.

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Benjamin Franklin,

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geekygoddess
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Icon 1 posted March 20, 2009 14:43      Profile for geekygoddess     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
No, no, no guys...these were candy apple red. Druid, I think you should put them on and snap the shot! [Razz]

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The Famous Druid

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Icon 1 posted March 20, 2009 15:08      Profile for The Famous Druid     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by geekygoddess:
Druid, I think you should put them on and snap the shot! [Razz]

Be careful what you wish for...

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