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If you want security, stop using these apps.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Hacked through Yahoo Messenger by Nairaman / May 10, 2014 10:58 PM PDT In reply thanks so much me: rest assured I won't contact: im going to go cook while you do it me: what does a bot cook? Yahoo! Facebook Twitter Google Plus Pinterest LinkedIn Alerts New Yahoo Messenger 0-Day Exploit Hijacks User's Status Update December 2, 20114 Min Read Malware spread via Yahoo Instant Messenger has been around for have a peek at this web-site

oh and flabdablet.posted by lemonfridge at 1:11 AM on September 20, 2006 « Older How to fight Lovely Rita the Meter Maid | Chicken and waffles and Canada Newer » This And it won't be long before a gaggle of class action lawyers start suing Yahoo over the breach. yeah it's going around yahoo messenger like wildfire…just google "IQ test yahoo messenger" and you'll find many others. Sorted.

Click here to join today! I did a search for the file. Advertisement stanne312 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 31, 2004 Messages: 4 I did something really stupid. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Computer Help forum 7 total posts Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912 discussions icon Computer Newbies 10,498 discussions icon Laptops 20,411 discussions icon

contact says lol no, stop doubting me me says virus bot mother fucker cook ? Yahoo (yhoo) says a foreign government is to blame.The incident is a big deal, since so many have a Yahoo account of some type or other — for email or finance Whenever a contact clicks on the victim's status message, chances are they get infected without even knowing it. Given the wealth of such information on the average person's phone, that is what you should be concerned about.

Steve 9 March, 2011 at 10:33 pm Reply Maybe abandoned YIM accounts make the best targets? CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals Soooo glad I didn't! It's very common on Yahoo IM at least to have random users attempt to add you, if you accept a chat bot will attempt to send you a link to their

No, create an account now. We recommend you prevent this kind of attack by adjusting your privacy settings as per the instructions above. Here's a transcript of the chat script … I didn't realise it wasn't my friend until the link showed up. yahoo messenger id hijacked Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by stanne312, Mar 31, 2004.

Good question. I couldn't remember the specific file name, but it had the word 'college,' so I searched my HDD for files containing the word 'college.' Nada.posted by augustweed at 7:06 PM on Then asks if I want to view her webcam. Leaked: Personal info on 33+ million employees across the US Newsletters Subscribe to get regular updates from Help Net Security.

Perhaps anyone wanting to "unsend" something should have to post a large bond to indemnify anyone who acts based on what was contained in the "unsent" communication. Check This Out They usually call us by name saying "Hey April I haven't heard from you in a awhile!" so then I will ask who it is and they will tell us to Hines 11 August, 2012 at 8:31 pm Reply Me and my husband have received several texts on our cells from numbers we don't recognize! In any case, Yahoo!

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It's possible, though the latter is extremely unlikely if you're only sending text messages, no links, images or anything else. Flag Permalink This was helpful (2) Collapse - Thank You. If you haven't changed your password since late 2014, which is when the breach occurred, you should do so immediately.

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stanne312, Apr 1, 2004 #2 stanne312 Thread Starter Joined: Mar 31, 2004 Messages: 4 I'm able to sign in this am with my main id. Stay logged in Sign up now! Anyone else seen this? October 4, 2008 Yahoo Messenger ID May 11, 2007 Yahoo Messenger pop-ups?

ETF and Mutual Fund data provided by Morningstar, Inc. You know that button: it used to be the joke you played on the technically clueless when they flew out of their offices, bug-eyed, asking everybody to delete the email they And they should, since the attack has been spotted in the wild. have a peek here Don't know for certain if one of the cleaning proggies I used got rid of the hijack.