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Scared of my skype account being hacked - What can i do to protect it?

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by chuckleboo, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. chuckleboo

    chuckleboo Junior Member

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    I need someone to show me how to protect my skype account from being hacked, I am scared that it is at risk. I will pay whoever can show me how to protect from anyone hacking it,

    Thanks,
     
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    pathart Senior Member

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    Pick security questions that aren't too obvious, a strong password with uppercase, lowercase, numbers and symbols.

    Apart from that i'm not sure what you could really do.
     
  3. scrapefox

    scrapefox Power Member

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    Keep a backup file of your contacts just in-case the worst does happen.

    Contacts -> Advanced -> Backup Contacts to File
     
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    handmadebots Senior Member

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    I can show you the best method to protect your skype :) Already sent you a PM for the other thread.
     
  5. fauxhawk

    fauxhawk BANNED BANNED

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    double check and reset your pw
     
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    Beingakrant BANNED BANNED

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    I don't think you are required to pay anyone for such a trivial thing. I can help you free of cost.

    Cheers :)
     
  7. chuckleboo

    chuckleboo Junior Member

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    pm me your skype - please let me know. thanks.
     
  8. Beingakrant

    Beingakrant BANNED BANNED

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    Done. Hope I was able to resolve your problem. If there's anything else, you're free to PM me. I'd be glad to help you out.

    Cheers :)
     
  9. RedQueen

    RedQueen Regular Member

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    I was hacked before..I just change strong passwords with upper case and lowercase I also add numbers
    since I change it I never get hacked again.
     
  10. Leith

    Leith Jr. Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Just change your passwords every week or so, or even more often.

    And have a back up just incase you face the worst.

    And have strong security questions, and make sure your password is mixed with all sorts. Letters, symbols, question marks.. you get the idea.
     
  11. positivcriss

    positivcriss Power Member

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    Every skype account could be hacked one week ago with "Forgot Password" option. Someone could hacked you account by knowing only your email account So, microsoft blocked that option now... You should make an new account, microsoft will fix that soon....we hope :).
     
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    royal2b Regular Member

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    Are you scared about your skype being hacked, or your computer being hacked through skype..?

    Start running your skype on a Virtual Machine, esp when dealing with Black Hatters.. skype hacks are nothing new at all.