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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby aaleks » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:06 pm

Just in case, I've never been registered on HTLAL.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby Ingaræð » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:09 pm

What happens if the hacker/bot tries to get into your account when you're already logged in?
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Last edited by Morgana on Mon Nov 27, 2017 12:04 am, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby William Camden » Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:08 pm

I have started getting those "you have logged in with the wrong password too many times" messages again (after logging in just once), even though I changed to a new password which temporarily solved the problem.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby neofight78 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:29 pm

Me too, although I wasn't a victim last time.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby mcthulhu » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:49 pm

It's still happening - the last 2-3 times I've logged in.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby Iversen » Tue Aug 15, 2017 2:20 pm

Yes, there was a pause ... and now the mechanism that provokes those messages has started again.

Btw: You should use good passwords, but changing a good one to another good one doesn't in itself help you against our common enemy out there. Each time you log into the forum the 'thing' can try a few new guesses, but thanks to the limit nothing that really amounts to much. The main purpose of the attack seems to be to make our access more cumbersome in the hope that we give up and become silent.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby reineke » Fri Aug 18, 2017 4:57 pm

It's working.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby sfuqua » Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:37 am

I only noticed this today. I had a long fight to log in. I hope this can be defeated soon.
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Re: PASSWORD Security

Postby Tillumadoguenirurm » Sat Aug 19, 2017 6:32 am

Had to answer several captchas just now even though I answered correctly.
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