[Semibug] Livejournal likely hacked

Mike Wayne semibug15 at post.wayne47.com
Wed Oct 17 12:43:03 EDT 2018

Have not seen this posted anywhere, just passing it on to most
of the lists I am on.

We've been seeing an uptick in the "Your account has been hacked"
emails that show your password. Usually they claim to have infected
your computer and have pictures of you viewing a porn site.

Normally, we just ignore these but SOME of them seem to contain
sorta-valid information. In particular, one had a permutation of
a valid livejournal login/password combination.

Not that livejournal is all that active these days but this is
one of the reasons one should NEVER re-use passwords on more
than one site.

In any case, if you, or someone you know, has a live journal account,
you may wish to change your password to prevent someone using it
to post utter drivel.

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