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I dont know how it was done but someone got onto my myspace and changed my email and password on me. My original email address never even recieved a confirmation email when they changed it is there anything I can do?
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I dont know how it was done but someone got onto my myspace and changed my email and password on me. My original email address never even recieved a confirmation email when they changed it is there anything I can do?
You can try to contact myspace, but i doubt they'll do anything about it. You're pretty much just stuck.

FYI the most common myspace hack is a redirect. If you've ever clicked a picture in a post or a link in a post and been asked to login to view it, that is a hack since you logged in when you brought myspace up. When you put your info in you're hanging it over to the hacker. If you setup another myspace you need to treat it like a paypal account. Go to www.myspace.com login, and never put in your login or password again, then when you're done manually log out.
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Here's what you do: leave myspace!

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You can try to contact myspace, but i doubt they'll do anything about it. You're pretty much just stuck.

FYI the most common myspace hack is a redirect. If you've ever clicked a picture in a post or a link in a post and been asked to login to view it, that is a hack since you logged in when you brought myspace up. When you put your info in you're hanging it over to the hacker. If you setup another myspace you need to treat it like a paypal account. Go to www.myspace.com login, and never put in your login or password again, then when you're done manually log out.
Actually, someone who got a hold of your myspace email and password can't change your pword or email, because you need to do an email confirmation to finish the job. Unless he did something really noob and use the same email/pword combo for his email and myspace account. Then it's gone like the wind.
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They changed it without me confirming somehow. I dont know how they did that either because that just doesnt make sense????
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They changed it without me confirming somehow. I dont know how they did that either because that just doesnt make sense????
I'd be willing to be $10.00 that your email address has the same password as your myspace.... no???? think about it. 90% of all PC users use a single password for all of their accounts.......
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Humor me and tell me exactly how you know that they changed the email and your password? I mean if you can't log in to it, how do you know?
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They changed it without me confirming somehow. I dont know how they did that either because that just doesnt make sense????
My guess is that you probably had the same email and password on your email account as your myspace account. So when they phished your myspace, they also got your email.
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My guess is that you probably had the same email and password on your email account as your myspace account. So when they phished your myspace, they also got your email.
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post #9 of 49
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I thought of that already but the thing is I use different passwords for both my email and my myspace. I got an email for someone requesting my myspace password but no confirmation email was sent to me even.
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One of the few things that stumps me is how people get phished....
I have a MySpace (which fails btw) and I've NEVER gotten "hacked." Why? Common sense.
Do any of your friends know your MySpace AND your password for the e-mail you use with MySpace?
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