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Someone is consistently trying to break my mail password

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by HappyS, Jan 24, 2015.

  1. HappyS

    HappyS Regular Member

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    Some guy is trying to log into my Hotmail account every day. I see it in the log in recent activity section. He is probably from Russia, but many times log in attempts are from Spain, Vietnam... I guess he is using proxies.

    What can I do? I already added phone verification if someone wants to change password and some other features. Can I block cetain countries log in attempts with Hotmail?
     
  2. Brad100

    Brad100 Supreme Member

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    Dump hotmail, are you from 2000?
     
  3. miedy

    miedy Senior Member

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    let it be. their gonna get tired sooner or later.
     
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  4. Dunga

    Dunga Junior Member

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    You already added phone verification then dont be scared your account is 100% safe
     
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  5. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Sorry, I'll stop trying to brute force my way into your Hotmail account...

    You should try temporarily changing your password to something extremely intricate like !!!!5736chfbhe337??!!@@!! in addition to the security measure you've already taken.
     
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    YourMoneyButton Senior Member

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    You've already done enough to be safe, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  7. oscilay

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    Switch to a provider with 2 steps log in. For example, whenever I log in to my e-mail from any other device apart from my home pc, I`ll receive a code on my phone which I need to enter apart from the password. Of course, you`re fucked if your battery dies and you need to access your email while not at home.
     
  8. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That's a good suggestion, although what do you suggest the OP does with their current email (especially if their current email has their brand name in it)? Transfer their contacts over and delete it?
     
  9. AzonGeek

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    Two step verification is the way. I had very terrible experience last year & enabled 2 step verification since then. Works great!
     
  10. LuisRD

    LuisRD BANNED BANNED

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    You're protected 99.9% will take way too long for this guy break in. hes gonna get tired soon.
    id suggest backup your contact details, download messages or whatever you have and have it transferred to gmail which is way more scured.
     
  11. Zehking

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    Backup all important stuff and move to gmail. Its the only advice i can give. The guy trying to get into your mail will fail though.
     
  12. proxygo

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    2 step all the way 20-40 char password , code to phone even if there lucky to
    break it........without the phone code there stuck anyways.....
     
  13. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Just a nice secure password - completely made up word, with uppercase, lowercase, numbers and a character.
    they will never crack that.
     
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    uppercase, lowercase, numbers and a character. 20-40 of them with phone code
    keeps door closed
     
  15. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Add a Ж and a Д in your password, that'll keep them out of your account. :D

    (I'm not sure if Cyrillic will display on this forum).