#1
I don't know if anyone's caught wind of this, or if it's happened to you, but where I live, someone's hacked a few of my friends' accounts. Yes, it's the internet, and it was bound to happene eventually. But I thought I'd give you the heads up.

The three times I got sent stuff it was someone saying "O look ay my pic 4 myspace" or "O look at this pic of me. I think it's ugly." or stuff like that, and they send a file that's supposed to be a picture, but is in fact a .zip file. I made the mistake of opening it once, and my messenger went haywire and sent stuff I didn't type/send (including the file that I opened). If you get something like this, don't bother. Just close the window. When I opened it, I couldn't change my status to sign out. So the way it looks, someone DOES get into your MSN account. Just thought I'd offer a heads up. Take care everyone.
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#2
thanks for the warning dude, ill look out 4 it
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#4
You're welcome J-Fo. I don't want anyone to get their MSN hacked, because it can hurt you if someone does that, depending on what you have in your profile (mail and such). I think it's pathetic that people do that. But then again, it's MSN. Alot of people use it. So on the other side, the people hacking it can do quite a bit. But yeah. You're welcome man. Tell your friends too so it don't happen to them.
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#6
that happened to me once. it never really affected my messenger though.
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#9
Like 1/2 the people in my list have it cause they are n00bs for opening a zip file that says, look I found your picture on Facebook.

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#11
That's why you ask them what it is first.
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#12
Don't you guys get the "so and so would like to add you to their contacts, yes/no?"

People can't send me msgs unless they're in my contacts. =/
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#13
^^the person that sent it to me first was someone i deleted but they didn't delete me.

I guess I can believe it's been going on. But it's just now happening to me. And i figured i'd give a heads up to anyone on here who didn't know so they don't get screwed over. no harm, no foul.
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#14
I have an autovirus scan for all files that I recieve.
Plus I know that an image file doesn't end in ".zip" or ".exe"

Havn't had a virus through msn since, forever.

Once this random added me on msn, and he seemed like a bit of a pedo, so I linked him to goatse, lol
#16
I got that before, pain in t' arse. Cheers for the heads up TS.
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#17
Thanks for the heads up.

I'd also like to plug in a warning for people that use Yahoo(is there anyone that still uses YIM?). Last year my brother was using it and a friend of his(not really his friend, just someone that hacked into his friend's account) sent him a picture and he opened it. It was a naked picture of an old lady(and a virus that let that script kiddie take over my brother's account and send it to more people).

It was hell trying to get rid of it, but an antivirus program called AVG got rid of it(Google it if you want to download it; it's a free and cool program).

It's crazy how easy it is to get your stuff messed up with these messenger programs.

Thanks again for the heads up.
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#18
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Thanks for the heads up.

I'd also like to plug in a warning for people that use Yahoo(is there anyone that still uses YIM?). Last year my brother was using it and a friend of his(not really his friend, just someone that hacked into his friend's account) sent him a picture and he opened it. It was a naked picture of an old lady(and a virus that let that script kiddie take over my brother's account and send it to more people).

It was hell trying to get rid of it, but an antivirus program called AVG got rid of it(Google it if you want to download it; it's a free and cool program).

It's crazy how easy it is to get your stuff messed up with these messenger programs.

Thanks again for the heads up.


I had all sorts of problems with AVG. It's better than nothing, but there are better free virus scanners out there.
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#19
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1998 called, it wants its virus back.




That's why I have AVG, and I don't message (I probably wouldn't anyway, but whatever).

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#20
Happens all the time to me, I knew the first time and I still know not to accept

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#21
That's not hacking you, it's just a virus i believe. I get them often, I'm just too awesome to accept. (joking)
#22
People who are stupid enough to open a .zip file thinking it's a picture shouldn't have a bloody computer.
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#23
Lots of my friends have this virus, it's actually more annoying trying to talk to someone when they have the virus than it is to have it yourself.
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#24
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#25
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People who are stupid enough to open a .zip file thinking it's a picture shouldn't have a bloody computer.


+1

Unless it's a compilation of pictures.


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#26
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+1

Unless it's a compilation of pictures.


..Ha! Didn't think of that one did ya?


I'd like to think my friends wouldn't be dumb enough to just randomly send me a bunch of pictures without telling me about it first
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#27
wow, I really must look out for those cleverly disguised picture files....

HOW THE HELL did you manage to confuse a .jpg file extension for a .zip??!?!?!?!???!?!?!!!?

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#28
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1998 called, it wants its virus back.


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lol u have faggot in ur username


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