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Topic # 84680 5-Jun-2011 09:51
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Hi, not too sure am i post in the right section, but i really hope there someone can help me out.

My @hotmail & facebook was hacked on Tuesday but i managed to get it back
the problem is.. they are both totally different password.
so i decided to changed all my email password @hotmail & facebook & @gmail & @yahoo
just to make sure all the password are different

I use MSE to scan my PC and the result is No virus is detected.

i also had changed all the accounts password twice just to make sure.
all totally different password at all & STRONG password not easy to hack

just now i woke up & log in my hotmail n find out my account got hacked again
same with my facebook but this time including @gmail account got hacked

even i managed to get it back.
but still makes me wondering what went wrong?
& I really don't want to go through all this problem again. Sick of keep on changing new password.

how come the hackers manage to hack my accounts even when they all are different passwords.

I didn't log in or click any suspicious links from all my emails at all.

You might think i have suspicious software had installed
but non at all i had just fully formatted the pc 3 weeks ago.
so far only had Microsoft office 2010, my canon printer software, chrome & firefox, K lite codec pack, Adobe Reader, Windows Live Messenger, Networx & TomTom software
that's all i got
And just to make sure, i didn't got any scam phone call about the anti virus that i saw on FairGo.

so what went wrong Cry
big big thanks if you help me & solve my mystery.

cheers

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  Reply # 477932 5-Jun-2011 09:55
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Someone else has physical assess to your machine?



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  Reply # 477935 5-Jun-2011 09:59
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Oncop53: Someone else has physical assess to your machine?


no cos the pc is in my room.
& the wifi network is protected WPA2 n checked nobody hacked it at all.
DHCP Table just showned only those pc used in the house.

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  Reply # 477943 5-Jun-2011 10:29
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The fact that all of your accounts have been hacked repeatedly suggests someone has access to your pc either by remote, physical and or keylogger. WPA2 can be hacked, so wireless security is really a joke to anyone with the knowledge. Is your 'forgot password' email address the same for all accounts, it could be that they are using that account to get all your passwords each time.




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Master Geek
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  Reply # 477944 5-Jun-2011 10:38
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describe what happened, how do you know you were hacked?

what OS, version? all updates applied? what browser/version? any suspect browser extensions? need more relevant info.

in the meantime, i'd look at updating your passwords again (if you can) on a different machine that you know is clean, in spite of how clean you might think your one is. also update your "secret question", any forwarding or other email addresses you might have set up that may have access to the emails.

good luck, i dont envy anyone who has been hacked. awful violation of privacy and feeling of helplessness

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  Reply # 477946 5-Jun-2011 10:44
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valtam: The fact that all of your accounts have been hacked repeatedly suggests someone has access to your pc either by remote, physical and or keylogger. WPA2 can be hacked, so wireless security is really a joke to anyone with the knowledge. Is your 'forgot password' email address the same for all accounts, it could be that they are using that account to get all your passwords each time.


ok since that can be sure wont be remote n physical.
my pc was off when i sleep. so it wont be remote or physical "unless there is a ghost came in my room all the time". and i never install any remote software at all.
never set up any remoteapp and desktop connection on windows 7.

what about keylogger? anyway to detect it?

my "forgot password" email address. ya they are the same but the problem is i had changed all my passwords  once they hacked last week.
how can they get all my accounts with new password again???



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  Reply # 477947 5-Jun-2011 10:47
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pih: describe what happened, how do you know you were hacked?

what OS, version? all updates applied? what browser/version? any suspect browser extensions? need more relevant info.

in the meantime, i'd look at updating your passwords again (if you can) on a different machine that you know is clean, in spite of how clean you might think your one is. also update your "secret question", any forwarding or other email addresses you might have set up that may have access to the emails.

good luck, i dont envy anyone who has been hacked. awful violation of privacy and feeling of helplessness


Windows 7, Genuine, all windows updated.
all latest IE9, Firefox and Chrome.

No any toolbars or extensions. i don't use those.

oh yes i also changed the secret question n checked the forwarding emails don't have extra added suspicious accounts at all. & Yes had changed all my accounts with a different machine.

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  Reply # 477949 5-Jun-2011 10:49
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pinkydot:
valtam: The fact that all of your accounts have been hacked repeatedly suggests someone has access to your pc either by remote, physical and or keylogger. WPA2 can be hacked, so wireless security is really a joke to anyone with the knowledge. Is your 'forgot password' email address the same for all accounts, it could be that they are using that account to get all your passwords each time.


ok since that can be sure wont be remote n physical.
my pc was off when i sleep. so it wont be remote or physical "unless there is a ghost came in my room all the time". and i never install any remote software at all.
never set up any remoteapp and desktop connection on windows 7.

what about keylogger? anyway to detect it?

my "forgot password" email address. ya they are the same but the problem is i had changed all my passwords  once they hacked last week.
how can they get all my accounts with new password again???



 

How do you know someone was in them?  Did you change the "Forgot" questions?  Someone may be answering obvious questions about you, like what your first dogs name was...



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  Reply # 477950 5-Jun-2011 10:51
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SandyJ: http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/157401/20110604/microsoft-yahoo-hotmail-protocol-trencd-micro-pdf-do...

In this mornings paper. Maybe connected...


well.
i didn't click any pdf or doc emails lately.
so that won't be happen.



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  Reply # 477952 5-Jun-2011 10:55
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itxtme:
pinkydot:
valtam: The fact that all of your accounts have been hacked repeatedly suggests someone has access to your pc either by remote, physical and or keylogger. WPA2 can be hacked, so wireless security is really a joke to anyone with the knowledge. Is your 'forgot password' email address the same for all accounts, it could be that they are using that account to get all your passwords each time.


ok since that can be sure wont be remote n physical.
my pc was off when i sleep. so it wont be remote or physical "unless there is a ghost came in my room all the time". and i never install any remote software at all.
never set up any remoteapp and desktop connection on windows 7.

what about keylogger? anyway to detect it?

my "forgot password" email address. ya they are the same but the problem is i had changed all my passwords  once they hacked last week.
how can they get all my accounts with new password again???




How do you know someone was in them?  Did you change the "Forgot" questions?  Someone may be answering obvious questions about you, like what your first dogs name was...


How do i know someone was in them? i said early that i woke up n try to log in but it failed.. the password changed.
yes i had changed the forgot questions n everything.
well i didn't put obvious question about me.

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  Reply # 477966 5-Jun-2011 12:09
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My 5 cents worth: MSE might be the in thing for free security buy I know ppls machines compromised with it. I use kaspersky and it is worth having good paid virus protection.
Make sure all windows patches are up to date, flash and adobe up to date, run Malwarebytes to check your machine and in firefox use flashblock, adblock plus and WOT. WPA2 is secure as long as you change the default router admin password and use a strong key over 20 chars (preferably over 33)




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  Reply # 477977 5-Jun-2011 13:15
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casewindow: My 5 cents worth: MSE might be the in thing for free security buy I know ppls machines compromised with it. I use kaspersky and it is worth having good paid virus protection.
Make sure all windows patches are up to date, flash and adobe up to date, run Malwarebytes to check your machine and in firefox use flashblock, adblock plus and WOT. WPA2 is secure as long as you change the default router admin password and use a strong key over 20 chars (preferably over 33)



ya.
all are up to date.
dl malwarebytes n run full scan. nothing found.

wpa2 is secure n the default router had changed before
and now already disable wifi.
only used lan
will try to monitor for a week see the hacker will be back or not.

oh yeah
found the account activities on my facebook
the hacker location did shown it was appear to be in Jakarta, Indonesia?!?!
wow but yeah still is a mystery how he got it.

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  Reply # 477992 5-Jun-2011 14:36
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It really does sound like a keylogger to me. Surprising that nothing finds it though. Also the K Lite Codec pack is not such a great addition to windows IMO (not from a security point of view, though it may be, but just a stability point of view)

I install *no* explicit codecs. I do this to ensure game stability as in the past I had problems with game codecs conflciting with installed codecs.

VLC provides all the necessary video codecs I need with no install (it's portable and self-contained)





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  Reply # 478001 5-Jun-2011 15:00
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+1 On a keylogger,

I had a similar problem had account stolen, Changed password did a system scan with Nod32 and nothing was found, Hacked again so Changed on different computer, Formatted PC by the time i got around to putting back my data 3 days later Nod32 obviously had updated and found it. So you could of just happen to come across a new virus.




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  Reply # 478082 5-Jun-2011 20:46
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boby55: +1 On a keylogger,

I had a similar problem had account stolen, Changed password did a system scan with Nod32 and nothing was found, Hacked again so Changed on different computer, Formatted PC by the time i got around to putting back my data 3 days later Nod32 obviously had updated and found it. So you could of just happen to come across a new virus.



so guess i have to formatted again :(
if that's the only way to be safe

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