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Old 15.01.2019, 14:42
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Re: was englishforum's forum-software hacked?

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Ongoing issue, ignore and do not pay !

There are some more threads on this already, you are not alone
Could there be more it ?? Some people are indeed reporting that they only use this password for EF.
That password is being quoted by the scammer.
So yeah, sure, they won't have a video of you in the nip or all of your contacts.. But they have that password and probably the associated email address. Their automated tool will now be trying those on hundreds of other sites, from paypal to banks to mail etc..

If EF has indeed been compromised, then potentially a lot people are actually at risk..
1:Many people don't use different passwords for each service.
2:Many people will have exchanged personal details via private message, these could also be exposed.

I think ADMIN should be making some statement?
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