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Windows 7: Urgent help needed

19 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 
Urgent help needed

My deviantArt account has been taken by someone. Please someone tell me how to either recover it or close it.
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19 Sep 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I would contact Main Customer Service and have them sort it out
Hacking DA accounts seems to be the new sport for script kiddies.

Hope you get your account back with too much trouble
-DG
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19 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 

Thank you mate, I created a new account and a guy in their forum had similar problem....followed that link to state the problem...hope some good will happen...thanks a lot mate. They will reset the password I guess.



After 20min:

Hurray!! I got backkkk.
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19 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Congrats, Buddy!
I'm glad it worked for you
-DG
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20 Sep 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 

Yeah mate
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20 Sep 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 32 bit/Windows 8.1 64bit
 
 

Glad you got your account back Abhishek, hope you've put a new password in place so it hopefully wont happen again.
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20 Sep 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 

Yes This time I have put a generated password.
Practically the old password was very easy to guess, as I never thought when I created the account; that, I will be serious for that account.
I had definite fault (and paying for it still); hope it never happens to anyone
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20 Sep 2010   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 x2 + x86 + Windows 8.1 x64 x2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Joan Archer View Post
Glad you got your account back Abhishek, hope you've put a new password in place so it hopefully wont happen again.
Abhishek,

Joan has a good point - but I would go even further - Change the password on all your online accounts - and run a full malwarebyytes and whatever AV you use on your local system.

If possible change the passwords from another machine maybe a public access one just in case your local security has been comprimised
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20 Sep 2010   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit, Mac OS X 10.6
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
Abhishek,

Joan has a good point - but I would go even further - Change the password on all your online accounts - and run a full malwarebyytes and whatever AV you use on your local system.

If possible change the passwords from another machine maybe a public access one just in case your local security has been comprimised
You are very right. I recently got an trojan horse...I posted here too at that time...not more than a week. Ran Malwarebyte in safemode; it caught 21 files as far I remember...thank you very much for pin pointing it...yes, I am going to change all passwords from another computer in my home...and surely running MSE and malwarebyte in this laptop; I will post the log tomorrow (Its night here now)...thank you once again .


P.S.: Here is that old thread of me for trojan horse: Infected with Trojan horse giving known error
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