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Old 03-08-2015, 08:23 PM
Gaspard de Coligny Gaspard de Coligny is offline
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Your account on Scale 4x4 R/C Forums has been locked because someone has tried to log into the account with the wrong password more than 5 times. You will be able to attempt to log in again in another 15 minutes.

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1 i never failed a login here in ages
2 the offending IP is located in Beijing while I live in a small Japanese bumtown where indoor plumbing is still quite a novelty.

Hope the forum software have all security patches

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Old 03-08-2015, 08:46 PM
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Yeah, that's the story with Lappdogg Jr's account hack. Seems the spammers now are trying to hack members accounts because they can't figure out how to make their own. We had another member hit with that last week. I posted an announcement advising members to tighten their passwords just after, and I believe there is an email in the works.

However, we can't really do anything to control the internets outside of the forum, it's just a sign of the state of the world
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Old 03-09-2015, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BADMUTHATrUCKER View Post
I posted an announcement advising members to tighten their passwords just after
& thanks for that, I tightened up my password....... these "hackers" really are a pain in the A..
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