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#1 Ultima

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Posted 26 October 2006 - 06:31 AM

Hello,just asking if anyone's been scammed on anything and someone has their account information,
It happened to me I was scammed on World Of Warcraft by an person who was an fake GM(Game Master) and asked for my Username and Password since he/she thought I was hacking,after that I found out it was my friend and changed my password,but have you ever been scammed on anything?

#2 screen317

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Posted 08 November 2006 - 11:27 PM

I believe there are messages that tell you specifically "do not tell your username or password to anyone claiming to be a GM! it is a scam!"

As long as you learned from your mistake ^_^

Me, well, I've never fallen for it, but I see it happen every day. As a valient Runescape, Guild Wars, Gunz: The Duel, Dofus, and Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory player, it happens so often, I'm surprised people still fall for it, when there are literally messages everywhere telling you not to.

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 07:20 PM

I am a very suspicious person by nature, so I am very careful when it comes down to disclosing any of my personal information especially when it involves the internet.

#4 DraconisCombine

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Posted 06 December 2006 - 09:36 AM

I am a very suspicious person by nature, so I am very careful when it comes down to disclosing any of my personal information especially when it involves the internet.

That would explain your username... :lol:

EDIT: I agree with you. It's not a good idea to give away personal details on the net. Look at what someone posted on my site: http://dcforums.awar...116f81b9aa18f9f

Edited by DraconisCombine, 06 December 2006 - 09:38 AM.


#5 fds

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Posted 13 February 2007 - 08:16 PM

I play World of Warcraft to ^_^. Never scammed, but keylogged twice, which is why im here to get help :D .

#6 someguyh

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Posted 21 July 2007 - 12:10 PM

well my parents gave their SS number to some guy who was pretending to be from the Sprint company. They made like 2 credit cards in our name and we had a big hassle with that.

luckily we didnt have to pay for anything. ><

#7 Nutchaya

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Posted 08 September 2007 - 04:34 AM

I once (or twice) had my email hacked about 5 years ago in 6th grade. The #@%Q@#$^T@%$^@^ in my grade sent some spyware to my computer, no idea how, but my computer got REALLY infected and porn sites came up all the time. It took a couple of months (maybe years, can't really remember) to get rid of most of the spyware, but the computer never returned to the same way it was before.

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 04:54 PM

I got an e-mail asking for my Windows Live password. I didn't give him my password, but the ****** managed to hack into my Windows Live account and managed to get all my contacts e-mail addresses. This person was actually on my contacts list!! I changed my weak password with a strong password ASAP and haven't being hacked since. But he still spams me. :grrr: :grrr: :grrr:

All I can say is thank goodness for the block feature in Windows Live.

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 05:27 PM

Without knowing what actually happened it is hard to say, but it is likely it was not the person on your contact list if it is someone you know, but rather someone who has taken over that person's account and is using it to SPAM and attack others... I suggest you contact the person in your address book directly if you have a way to do so since it is likely that person doesn't know his/her computer has been hijacked...
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#10 Ltangelic

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Posted 10 February 2008 - 03:03 AM

Never ever in my life have I been keylogged or scammed for anything, I've always been a careful person, reminding myself constantly not to believe in people's words too easily. I'm also careful about going to certain sites which seems suspicious, and I would always do some research before I enter the site.

Edited by Ltangelic, 10 February 2008 - 03:04 AM.

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