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    Default Popular carsite and forum accounts hacked

    45 million accounts from 1100 sites were compromised.

    http://jalopnik.com/45-million-accou...r-f-1782030203
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    Default Re: Popular carsite and forum accounts hacked

    Quote Originally Posted by prerunner1982 View Post
    45 million accounts from 1100 sites were compromised.

    http://jalopnik.com/45-million-accou...r-f-1782030203

    Woohooo, the only forums I'm a member of are XJTalk and NAXJA!

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    Default Re: Popular carsite and forum accounts hacked

    Ha, the advantage of XJTalk
    230 hp 4.3L Chevy
    Built 4L60E with manual lockout
    Atlas 4 speed
    Griffin radiator
    On board air
    Warn 9.5ti on custom bumper
    7.5" RE front and bastard pack rear on custom long arms
    30 gal gas tank
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    And a bunch of other stuff

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    Default Re: Popular carsite and forum accounts hacked

    They hack those sites for username and passwords. Mainly passwords.

    Protect yourself by having a different password for each online account you have.

    Don't want to have a rolodex of passwords? Use a password manager to create and enter the passwords for you.

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    Default Re: Popular carsite and forum accounts hacked

    Good thing I'm not on any of the "Popular" sites !

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