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Let Me Tell You What The F*** Just Happened To Me

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by FreeTheTV, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. FreeTheTV

    FreeTheTV BANNED BANNED

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    I had a PayPal account hacked a month or two back. I deleted the email and bank accounts associated with it and wasn't charged anything, as I had attempted several times to call customer service, to absolutely no avail. And I mean nothing. As I had severed my contacts, I assumed the problem would go away. And it did, up until an hour ago.

    The PayPal was in my girlfriend/fiancee's name, and had my bank account attached. Someone had hacked the account and charged almost $500 to it. I had a secure password and was not phished by any means (I know how to detect that s***). She gets a call after school from a debt collector to collect the debt.

    She says she has no idea what they're talking about, and that the account had been hacked. They tell her to look into the matter and see if we know anyone who had access to the account (no), and wanted to know if she wanted to file a police report (no).

    She calls me, frantic. I calm her down, freaking out on the inside as well, and tell her that I'll take care of it. More calls to PayPal. More waiting on hold for 20 minutes before being automatically disconnected for some reason or another. I'm getting aggravated.

    I told my fiancee that I would get all of the information changed over to my own, and my school address that I don't use any more. If any collection letters arrive for me, I plan on writing that the account was hacked on the envelope, and sending it right back, inside another envelope containing a cease and desist letter.

    Gotta love PayPal...

    Free
     
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  2. virus_1720

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    that sucks man. Why don't you file a police report?
     
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  3. djedje70

    djedje70 Regular Member

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    none of ur fr#$%ing biz dude!!!
    My account was hacked about 2 years. I had used the same password for Gaypal and a membership site. They charged me over 1500 by hacking my account.
    I contacted my cc directly and let them take care of it. Problem was quickly solved and I got all the money back in my account.

    Of course, I changed my Gaypal password right after. (B4 any1 says it: YEAH, it was dumb of me to use my password somewhere else)...
     
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  4. kamikaza

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    it's so weird that paypal still don't add any additional security things, like image identification or some restriction like allowing to access account only from exact ip ..
     
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  5. farefis

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    Damn Free that really sucks. I hope you get everything taken care of.
     
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  6. gbmack

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    My advice to everyone:

    Use a unique password ONLY for paypal.

    Also, use different passwords for e-mails associated with your paypal account.

    Use a MAC with OS X too, with firefox + noscript, you will get no viruses or keyloggers and shit, but you still gotta watch out for phishing sites.
     
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  7. vexusdev

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    I had debt collectors calling me everyday multiple times because of paypal.


    Know what I did? Ignored it for 3 months then once I answered it by mistake and though why not I'll fk with them.

    I acted like I had no idea what paypal was and acted as if they were bothering me and the guy said "sorry I'll remove you from our list" and they haven't called since.
     
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  8. Vendetta

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    That REALLY sucks. Hope everything gets put back to normal.
     
  9. lurnme

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    They will go away, they harassed me for a few months after they refunded someone 2500 which they had to reason to do. The persons received his accounts but was a douche and charged back. I refused to pay paypal back and just waited a month and opened a new account and have been fine since. Just use a new address and back account and you're fine.
     
  10. the_demon

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    Pay the $5 and get the paypal security key device... Then never use your security questions because if you don't use them to login then the only way a hacker can get in is by:

    1. stealing your physical key
    2. randomly guessing a 6 digit number within a 30sec window (not 2 likely)
     
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  11. singingsleep

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    Once I had a big problem with PP and I called my bank, they asked me to do a 3 way call to paypal. It took like 2 1/2 hours but it worked, might be worth a try if you can get someone at your bank to do it.
     
  12. bocahtuanakal

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    man that is scary. that is a lot of money. for me at least

    someone told me that I gotta bury my computer if I dont wanna get any viruses.
     
  13. Ilike2make$

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    Mine got hacked today charged $505.98 called paypal they locked down the account, returning the money and they are sending me a security key for free.
     
  14. FreeTheTV

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    Sweet deal. My problem was taken care of.
     
  15. silent_thunder

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    Please help guys my account got hacked today as well..#$@#$ some Muslim f#$k has got nearly $600 from my account . The report to paypal screen doesnt work to f#$#$#$g very irritating. When I report it says the transaction ID is invalid. So what should I do now. I have located the email where the f%^$&g c#$t comes from.. its warezscene... Don t use that website...I am going to teach that mother @#@# something or too..
     
  16. blackhat123

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    No need to be racist prick.
     
  17. silent_thunder

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    wtf I am not being racist..I just said my money is being robbed I think you dont get it
     
  18. blackhat123

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    whats that?
     
  19. KodiakApprentice

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    Just ordered my key... 5 bucks is a drop in the bucket for the security it provides. Thanks for the tip Demon
     
  20. magpie2419

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    Paypal now use sms to your cell phone to authorize payment (once you register your number) . Also to avoid keyboard loggers use a virtual keyboard there is a great one that comes free with Kaspersky Internet security. Right click the kaspersky icon and look for virtual keyboard.
     
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