[Wolves] Spam ... my fail

Mike Hingley computa_mike at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 6 23:23:58 UTC 2010

Hi - 

i just got a phone call from my brother telling me that my account has been hacked, and I've been sending out Spam..  It is possible (although I haven't found any evidence to support that) that emails may have originated from my account to the mailing lists - or even to individuals on the lists.  The hack seems to have sent emails to everyone on my address list.  I can't remember if the Mailing list is in there...

I really can't appologise enough - I think I have narrowed the timeframe to this afternoon - when I used what I assumed to be safe Kiosk windows PC at work to check my email.  Naturally I'll get onto the IT support team tomorrow to check the PC for worms and such like.  

Kind of scary how easy it is to get hacked.     I've got control of the account now, and have changed my password to something else - so hopefully that should be it.  I'll keep a really close eye on it over the next few days to ensure that nothing is leaving my account that I did not send.

Sorry guys.


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