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Stolen password

#1 Post by SportsFan68 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:51 pm

I found a message in the spam folder for my Hotmail account saying that the sender knew one of my passwords, which he stated correctly, and then went on to say that he had used it to review my viewing history but would happily forget about it for $100,000.

I blocked the sender and changed my password. Did I do enough? Any help appreciated.
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#2 Post by silverscreenselect » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:38 pm

SportsFan68 wrote:I found a message in the spam folder for my Hotmail account saying that the sender knew one of my passwords, which he stated correctly, and then went on to say that he had used it to review my viewing history but would happily forget about it for $100,000.

I blocked the sender and changed my password. Did I do enough? Any help appreciated.
Contact the FBI. That's a federal crime. And don't delete the e-mail. There could be metadata that might help track the sender.
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#3 Post by Bob Juch » Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:45 pm

Your viewing history of what? Your password could have been exposed due to a data breach but that's not going to let them see your browser history unless you used that password for more than one account, and you know not to do that, right?

This link will allow you to see if your accounts have been exposed:

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
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Re: Stolen password

#4 Post by _ARMENIAN_ » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:59 pm

We know you scritch squirrels.
Be nice to me or I'll unleash the hackers and virusers!

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#5 Post by SportsFan68 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:05 pm

The first one I got was deleted when I told Hotmail to block the sender. It was much more professional than this one.

As it happens, I did use the same password on another site -- this one. I am about it change it to something unique.

Go away, Armenians.

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Hi, I know one of your passwords is: ********** - but not only that!

Your computer was infected with my private malware, because your browser wasn't updated / patched, in such case it's enough to just visit some website where my iframe is placed to get automatically infected, if you want to find out more - Google: "Drive-by exploit".

My malware gave me full access to all your accounts (see password above), full control over your computer and it was possible for me to spy on you over your webcam.

I collected all your private data, recorded few videos of you (through your webcam) and I RECORDED YOU SATISFYING YOURSELF!

I can publish all your private data everywhere, including the darknet, where the very sick people are and the videos of you, send them to your contacts, post them on social networks and everywhere else!

Only you can prevent me from doing this and only I can help you out, there are no traces left, as I removed my malware after my job was done and this email(s) has been sent from some hacked server...

The only way to stop me, is to pay exactly 800$ in bitcoin (BTC).

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Copy and paste it, it's (cAsE-sEnSEtiVE)

You got 3 days time.

As I got access to this email account, I will know if this email has already been read.
If you get this email multiple times, it's to make sure that you read it, my mailer script is configured like this and after payment you can ignore it.
After receiving the payment, I remove all your data and you can life your live in peace like before.

Next time update your browser before browsing the web!

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Re: Stolen password

#6 Post by ghostjmf » Wed Jul 03, 2019 3:40 am

I would like Facebook to stop offering to show me "actors who started their career in porn". You have options to block most Facebook crap these days, but somehow, that one has no such options.

Either I've been hacked or Facebook has...

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#7 Post by kroxquo » Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:56 am

Bob Juch wrote:Your viewing history of what? Your password could have been exposed due to a data breach but that's not going to let them see your browser history unless you used that password for more than one account, and you know not to do that, right?

This link will allow you to see if your accounts have been exposed:

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
I checked that and found that an old e-mail address I haven't used in a couple years showed up as having been exposed. Should I be concerned about that?
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#8 Post by Bob Juch » Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:36 am

kroxquo wrote:
Bob Juch wrote:Your viewing history of what? Your password could have been exposed due to a data breach but that's not going to let them see your browser history unless you used that password for more than one account, and you know not to do that, right?

This link will allow you to see if your accounts have been exposed:

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
I checked that and found that an old e-mail address I haven't used in a couple years showed up as having been exposed. Should I be concerned about that?
Some of the breaches have exposed a lot of personal information; the listing says which.

I have free credit monitoring (for life?) from both the USOPM and Equifax thanks to their breaches.
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Re: Stolen password

#9 Post by Chukwuma Charles Soludo » Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:12 am

Oh gods! How terribly this must be for you!

Chucky is here to help so you can life your live in peace!

Please reply with your bank and routing nomber and I shall forward you $978,473,555,335,329,234.22 in Nigerian Dollars, which is close to 800 bitcoins.

Your welcome!
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Re: Stolen password

#10 Post by SportsFan68 » Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:05 pm

Go away, Armenians and Chukwumas.
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-- America would be a better place if leaders would do more long-term thinking. -- Wilma Mankiller

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