If you get an email warning you about

an unusual login attempt, don’t worry, it’s me - I’m just trying to hack into your account.

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I’ll save you the effort, it’s Netrunner69

oasis are good fuck off

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If you figure out what some of my passwords are, do let me know. Gets the point where I don’t even bother guessing, just click “forgotten password” and get them to send me an email. Cuts the foreplay out, straight to the point.

I got an email once with my password like “I know what porn you have been looking at this is your password xxxx and I have been recording you send me £203947 in bitcoin or I’ll send the video to your friends”

I mean it was my password but I don’t watch porn anyway so it was okay. The email also complimented the choice in porn, I googled it and a lot of people got this email

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Both me and my dad got this email - it had variations on our password but not the exact ones. I’m interested to know how they got part of it but not all :woman_shrugging:

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:face_with_raised_eyebrow: :smile:

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Pretty well known scam isnt it. Websites with shite security are breached and passwords get sold on the dark web by the thousands.

CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD REGULARLY, FOLKS.

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Based on the one I got, I’m guessing it was based on the linkedin breach a number of years back

One of the most unexpectedly awkward moments in my life was when my almost completely humourless big boss - who has the poshest voice I have ever heard in real life, and I have been around a LOT of posh people - said in a meeting “remember to be vigilant about cyber-security. This week I got an email threatening to email my colleagues about what pornography I’ve been accessing at work unless I pay them some exorbitant amount of money immediately. I didn’t reply, so if any of you receive an email about my viewing habits, please ignore it.”

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Fine, it’s Netrunner70 now

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The password must contain at least three character categories among the following:

  • Uppercase characters (A-Z)
  • Lowercase characters (a-z)
  • Digits (0-9)
  • Special characters (~!@#$%^&*_-+=`|(){}:;"’<>,.?/)

My dads never had LinkedIn though. In both our cases they quoted the noun involved in the password but not the specific permutations used in the password itself

Netrunner!70

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Just reset my DiS password :+1:

No it literally said something like “and good choice I approve of your taste”

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Flippin heck

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just made a massive vat of Indian curry gravy.

going to do some drawing now and then watch my tv which has really curvy edges.

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Just read this three times before the penny dropped

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Yeah, I got this just the other week - “we’ve recorded video of you enjoying it on your webcam” or something like that. I don’t have any video capabilities on my PC because of security fears!

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