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Jim Cohen


From:
Philadelphia, PA
Post Posted 11 Oct 2017 10:29 am     Reply with quote

I got a suspicious email seemingly from Bob's email address but wouldn't open the attachment or click on the link in the email. Instead I clicked Reply to ask if it really was Bob or was his account hacked. I quickly got a reply in broken English, so I know it wasn't youBob, and his email has been hacked. Bob, you'd better change your p/w immediately and don't anyone open any unexpected emails from "Bob" until further confirmation of safety.
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Jerry Erickson


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Atlanta,IL 61723
Post Posted 11 Oct 2017 11:35 am     Reply with quote

Thanks,Jim. I just received this email and thought I'd check it out before I opened it.
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Bill Ladd


From:
Wilmington, NC, USA
Post Posted 11 Oct 2017 11:39 am     Reply with quote

I just logged on to report this as well.
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Storm Rosson


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Silver City, NM. USA
Post Posted 12 Oct 2017 5:57 am     Reply with quote

Same here, I d/l it to my virtual drive partition, and looked it over and upon opening the .pdf file, malware bytes blocked the action so it was trashed and deleted. Confused
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Bob Hoffnar


From:
Austin, Tx
Post Posted 12 Oct 2017 7:18 am     Reply with quote

Yea, it looks like they got to everybody I ever emailed. I have cleaned it up and recovered all my files now.

Sorry if it caused any problems out there. A word of warning to everybody. Change your passwords every once in a while and make it harder for the hackers.

The good thing about this is that it turns out Google is very easy to use as a recovery tool. All my contacts on my computer and phone where gone and with just a little digging I got everything back and secured my account.

The hackers only had access for about 30 minutes. But that was enough to make a real mess. It was a bit scary watching my phone take a crap while I was at a meeting. Luckily it was with a computer guy and we stopped what we were doing and blocked the hacker right away.
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Mark Greenway


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Lake Kiowa, Texas
Post Posted 13 Oct 2017 5:33 pm     Reply with quote

I got that email.
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