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Old 04.02.2019, 09:24
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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Emails are thoroughly throttled. That's why some received when others hadn't.

This isn't a new thing, they've been blocking for years. Same on the Toytown Germany forum. And they've ignored whitelist requests.

It's a silent block, no bounce.
Hardly surprising when EF doesn't even implement basic email hygiene.
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Old 06.02.2019, 18:22
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

Google has a new password checker:

https://security.googleblog.com/2019...from-data.html
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Old 07.02.2019, 10:11
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Shall we trust google?
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Old 09.02.2019, 12:11
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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Shall we trust google?

If you can't trust Google, who can you trust?
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Old 12.02.2019, 11:50
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Shall we trust google?
LOL, my thought exactly. Checking my password on google sounds contradictory to me
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

BBC offer this suggestion as a simple way you can check to see if your email account has been compromised.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2019...foil-mail-bots
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Old 09.05.2019, 12:20
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

I hate to bump an old thread but I was looking in my junk folder and had an email saying they have a video of me WHILE MASTURBATING!

This was from back in January and as far as I know my family haven't been sent these videos (presumably because they don't exist). The password they had was correct and I only use it for EF.
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Old 09.05.2019, 12:28
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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I hate to bump an old thread but I was looking in my junk folder and had an email saying they have a video of me WHILE MASTURBATING!

This was from back in January and as far as I know my family haven't been sent these videos (presumably because they don't exist). The password they had was correct and I only use it for EF.
These are quite common - they take password lists from breaches of third parties (e.g. EF), and them email the person saying they have compromising evidence.

Send to spam, use a password vault like lastpass and ignore.

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Old 09.05.2019, 12:34
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These are quite common - they take password lists from breaches of third parties (e.g. EF), and them email the person saying they have compromising evidence.

Send to spam, use a password vault like lastpass and ignore.

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I'm aware. Was just to update the thread so EB has an idea of the extent of the breach so that he can take appropriate action.
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Old 09.05.2019, 13:14
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I hate to bump an old thread but I was looking in my junk folder and had an email saying they have a video of me WHILE MASTURBATING!

This was from back in January and as far as I know my family haven't been sent these videos (presumably because they don't exist). The password they had was correct and I only use it for EF.


I have noticed that my family have been giggling behind my back a lot lately.


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Old 09.05.2019, 13:45
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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I have noticed that my family have been giggling behind my back a lot lately.


Makes a change from to your face?
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Old 09.05.2019, 13:59
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I hate to bump an old thread but I was looking in my junk folder and had an email saying they have a video of me WHILE MASTURBATING!

This was from back in January and as far as I know my family haven't been sent these videos (presumably because they don't exist). The password they had was correct and I only use it for EF.
Don't worry.

The video quality is poor and quite grainy.
One would hardly know it's you.
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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I hate to bump an old thread but I was looking in my junk folder and had an email saying they have a video of me WHILE MASTURBATING!

This was from back in January and as far as I know my family haven't been sent these videos (presumably because they don't exist). The password they had was correct and I only use it for EF.

So you don't deny the facts, just nobody else has seen them..........






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Old 09.05.2019, 14:52
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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That would make him a Schrodinger's Porsche.
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Old 09.05.2019, 15:59
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

Yesterday I got a very strange email pertaining to be from EF as someone had posted a reply in the Speaking Swiss-german thread.

It was full of gobbledygook coding and although it had been bounced around the interweb quite a bit had originated from ennis.dedi.melbourne.co.uk. which I'm guessing isn't the real email address for the English Forum??!

So forum security possibly still isn't as tight as Editor Bob and co. thinks it is.
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Old 09.05.2019, 16:33
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

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Don't worry.

The video quality is poor and quite grainy.
One would hardly know it's you.
I better email them a higher quality video then
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Old 09.05.2019, 18:57
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

I'll ping EB with the latest posts in this thread. All users were supposed to be forced to change their passwords back when this first came out. If a person simply re-used the same password (not sure if that was allowed) then it's not surprising another message could come with a similar theme as mentioned in the OP.

The email addresses of millions of people are floating out there on the web, so it's wise to be cautious when reading any message.
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Re: Englishforum security breach?

Check your passwords here.

https://passwords.google.com/checkup...bZJrNLMT5jC2Zw
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