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Service Username used in Site Hack Attempt

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by S2Term, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. S2Term

    S2Term Junior Member

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    For a couple of weeks I've been trying out different services, at least 20, if not more.

    Naively I used similar usernames for these services.

    Log into a site today to add an article and check out the Limit Logins plugin to find that one of the usernames that was used in a service was an attempted.

    There were over 6,000 visits yesterday with multiple attempts using this service username.

    Not saying it's a BHW Service, I've signed up services all over the place.

    Just a friendly warning to keep security in mind, always. Keep it random.
     
  2. Ambitious12

    Ambitious12 Elite Member

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    I have not properly understand,wait what username you were using is already registered there upto 6000 times?
    DO you want to say this?
     
  3. S2Term

    S2Term Junior Member

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    No. The username from a service, don't know which one, was used in a hacking attempt.

    The hack attempt tried to login into my WordPress admin area using the same username I used in a service.

    The hack attempt created 6,000 'visitors' to the site.
     
  4. RTP77

    RTP77 Newbie

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    cant trust no one!!!!