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Old 13.01.2019, 14:00
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

If you use the password only here these possible options:

EF has been indeed hacked. Others might get a similar mail soon.
Not much of concern for me as I use a different password for every site as well. But all those which re-use the password, have the same for Facebook, twitter, or shopping sites should change their passwords ASAP. Never resuse password!

You accessed EF from an non-trusted computer and a key-logger captured your password. Think when that might have happened and what other sites you accessed at that time. Change all the possible affected passwords plus all important ones where a lot of harm could occur (All e-mail accounts, major social networks, important shopping sites).

One of your own devices became compromised. In the worst case even the master password for your password database such as https://pwsafe.org/ plus the database itself has been copied. Find the affected device, wipe it clean, maybe even trash it, reset ALL passwords.
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