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  Reply # 478379 6-Jun-2011 22:34
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itxtme:
pinkydot:
casewindow: Have you checked your browser proxy settings to make sure that there isn't a rogue proxy configured in there?



yes check ntg there
another attempt again

On 06 June 2011, at 20:45, your account activity shows that you tried to recover your account password for Yahoo! ID xxxxxxx. You may reset your password on 07 June 2011, after 20:45 by answering the secret questions you chose for your account.





 

Does this not answer your question?  They are guessing your secret question answer it would seem..



yes they trying to guess it. this is annoying that i know there are someone trying to hack my accounts.
i dont think you would wish to get such email notices from your accounts



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  Reply # 478381 6-Jun-2011 22:36
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pinkydot:
kyhwana2: Silly question, but do you lock your computer with a password? Physically check the back of your computer to make sure there isn't some kind of hardware logger on there.

Otherwise it'll either be someone is guessing your password each time or you've got a virtual keylogger or malware on there.


nothing on the back of the computer just basic cables for the mouse n keyboard n speakers n monitor.
nothing strange there.


Just to be 100% sure, pull out the USB cable for the keyboard. Is there any "in-between" device on the end of the USB cable or at the USB port on the computer?


well keyboard n mouse not using usb.. still using the old one green n purple ps2 one.
no usb is using right now.

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 479049 8-Jun-2011 17:43
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seriously.. i'm really not happy
after format everything is new. never install anything yet.
n just now all got hacked again.

what on earth are those people doing.

now i lost everything n i can't get it back.

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  Reply # 479066 8-Jun-2011 18:39
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pinkydot: seriously.. i'm really not happy
after format everything is new. never install anything yet.
n just now all got hacked again.

what on earth are those people doing.

now i lost everything n i can't get it back.


So in regards to these new attacks: are they actually gaining access to your accounts or are they just attempting to do password resets/guess your secret questions? If they are only trying the latter now than likely they already have the account names and they're just trying the luck.



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  Reply # 479075 8-Jun-2011 19:14
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pinkydot: seriously.. i'm really not happy
after format everything is new. never install anything yet.
n just now all got hacked again.

what on earth are those people doing.

now i lost everything n i can't get it back.


So in regards to these new attacks: are they actually gaining access to your accounts or are they just attempting to do password resets/guess your secret questions? If they are only trying the latter now than likely they already have the account names and they're just trying the luck.



they gain the access right now n
they changed my password.
ive been changing all my emails password .. all different password
n facebook too
and still they manage to get it.
I never saw this kind of attacks before N maybe im the unlucky victim.

now i can't even log in any emails with all my password i had changed lately.
really have no idea how to get all my accounts back right now.
even i have to call to my bank n cancel my login account for awhile.

only can hope god help me to get everything back

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  Reply # 479078 8-Jun-2011 19:21
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Ditch all the accounts ( a pain I know ) and start fresh. It may be your only way out of this and you can get on with your life without the stress anymore.




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  Reply # 479094 8-Jun-2011 20:45
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valtam: Ditch all the accounts ( a pain I know ) and start fresh. It may be your only way out of this and you can get on with your life without the stress anymore.


i know but i really don't want to ditch all of the accounts.
at least i wanted to get back my hotmail.
really need that badly.
do you think Microsoft HQ in Auckland city able to help, at least i can front up there & prove myself
try to get it back by online is really tough.

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  Reply # 479112 8-Jun-2011 21:25
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What are the IP addresses of the people that (were) attempting to reset your passwords before? Are the local (NZ) or overseas? I saw you posted one from Indonesia maybe, were there any others?

How strong did you make your secret questions, is it something an ex might know or have you made them truely random? Secret questions are pretty easy to hack.

Have you done anything recently to piss anyone off? IRC silliness, threats etc. i.e. what motivation would someone have your hacking your accounts? Multiple accounts sounds like you are being specifically targeted here.

When you change your passwords, where are you saving them? Just in your brain? In a password manager? In a book?

This is either a very specific, very targeted and well executed attack against you, or you're making some mistake repeatedly and not realising it, giving an attacker access or knowledge of your passwords. Unless you're involved with dodgy stuff, I highly doubt it's the first.

As for restoration: Your best bet is to try the providers online support forums, email addresses and the like. No one is going to accept you showing up in person - sadly that's not the way these free online services operate.

Where was your recovery email address? Is it possible someone has access to this? i.e. the MX being used to host it compromised or similar? Or is it all "free" online emails?

Good luck with getting your accounts back. If/when you do, the first thing to do is enable two factor authentication for GMail so as to ensure you need a 2nd form of verification for account changes. Then work from there...




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  Reply # 479115 8-Jun-2011 21:31
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muppet: What are the IP addresses of the people that (were) attempting to reset your passwords before? Are the local (NZ) or overseas? I saw you posted one from Indonesia maybe, were there any others?

How strong did you make your secret questions, is it something an ex might know or have you made them truely random? Secret questions are pretty easy to hack.

Have you done anything recently to piss anyone off? IRC silliness, threats etc. i.e. what motivation would someone have your hacking your accounts? Multiple accounts sounds like you are being specifically targeted here.

When you change your passwords, where are you saving them? Just in your brain? In a password manager? In a book?

This is either a very specific, very targeted and well executed attack against you, or you're making some mistake repeatedly and not realising it, giving an attacker access or knowledge of your passwords. Unless you're involved with dodgy stuff, I highly doubt it's the first.

As for restoration: Your best bet is to try the providers online support forums, email addresses and the like. No one is going to accept you showing up in person - sadly that's not the way these free online services operate.

Where was your recovery email address? Is it possible someone has access to this? i.e. the MX being used to host it compromised or similar? Or is it all "free" online emails?

Good luck with getting your accounts back. If/when you do, the first thing to do is enable two factor authentication for GMail so as to ensure you need a 2nd form of verification for account changes. Then work from there...


overseas. i saw on my gmail account the ip details was come from there.
my secret question is very strong. as i put as overseas question knowledge.
i wrote the password on a piece of paper that i keep in a safe box in my room. as nobody came in my room.

didn't piss anyone lately..
all i know is i went to all the email sites that are genuine with https: n the lock. nothing look phishing at all.

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  Reply # 479117 8-Jun-2011 21:36
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The password? I thought you changed them all and they were all different.

What was your recovery email address?

I find it very hard to believe you'd be targeted without cause. I'm not suggesting this treatment is warranted, just that this level of persistence from the attacker has to be there for some reason.

Also: Do you never leave your room?




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  Reply # 479129 8-Jun-2011 22:09
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muppet: The password? I thought you changed them all and they were all different.

What was your recovery email address?

I find it very hard to believe you'd be targeted without cause. I'm not suggesting this treatment is warranted, just that this level of persistence from the attacker has to be there for some reason.

Also: Do you never leave your room?


All my password are totally different.
n they still managed to get it

all my recovery email address are the same with yahoo, gmail, msn.

there is no stranger in the house. it's just my sis n bro live together they have their own room. no outsider visit for the last few weeks as I'm still unemployed

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  Reply # 479151 9-Jun-2011 00:30
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pinkydot:
valtam: Ditch all the accounts ( a pain I know ) and start fresh. It may be your only way out of this and you can get on with your life without the stress anymore.


i know but i really don't want to ditch all of the accounts.
at least i wanted to get back my hotmail.
really need that badly.
do you think Microsoft HQ in Auckland city able to help, at least i can front up there & prove myself

try to get it back by online is really tough.


 


How do you know it isn't a problem with hotmails own systems, and they aren't the ones who's security has been hacked? It sounds like you have done everything right.

 

Have you tried setting up an new hotmail account to see if it also gets hacked?

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  Reply # 479164 9-Jun-2011 06:26
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pinkydot: all my recovery email address are the same with yahoo, gmail, msn.



Given they are getting in by password recovery, have you considered that your recovery mailbox may be the root compromise? Who has access to that account and have you changed the password on that.

Also, I may have missed it but I don't see you changing your recovery questions. 



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  Reply # 479214 9-Jun-2011 09:54
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pinkydot: all my recovery email address are the same with yahoo, gmail, msn.



Given they are getting in by password recovery, have you considered that your recovery mailbox may be the root compromise? Who has access to that account and have you changed the password on that.

Also, I may have missed it but I don't see you changing your recovery questions. 


only me have those access to the accounts
and yes i did changed my recovery questions.
even i got my Secret Q n answers.. are no use at all.
since all accounts had been hack.

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  Reply # 479221 9-Jun-2011 10:17
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it sounds like you are being targeted for some reason or another, if they are continually getting hacked even after changing passwords and then changing your secret question and answers and making them different for each account it leads down to the recovery mailbox being compromised as well as all the others, but they know the password and do not change it as this then shows you that they have that information as well. create a brand new email account and see if this continues to happen.

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