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Old 10-18-2010, 10:18 AM   #16
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I've met enough people convinced they were hacked that this seems quite believable to me.
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Old 10-18-2010, 11:35 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by onebuck View Post

OP date & no feedback from OP could indicate such. But the current posts since do provide good points.
Absolutely! It's an ill wind that blows nobody good.
Old 10-18-2010, 11:49 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by jdkaye View Post
Is everyone convinced that this was a serious post? The style suggests (at least to my very warped mind) either:
a. A joke (taking the piss) or
b. A bit of trolling
As I said, it's really hard for me to take this post too seriously.
Yeah, those thoughts did cross my mind, but I've also been in threads that started in a similar panicked manner that ended up being a real question.
Old 10-18-2010, 12:35 PM   #19
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And I can't believe no one reported it to be moved to
security back then ... doing so now.

Old 10-18-2010, 05:02 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by ndarkduck View Post
XD ! Are you serious? It seems more like a hardware failure XD!!!!! You just need iptables in your computer, and being sure about no one has physical access to it.
ndarkduck, please don't resurrect dead threads. Also, please refrain from giving advice on necessary security measures when you have no idea what the person's security requirements and threat/vulnerability levels are.

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