Jun
2
2010

My YM got hacked :(

I’m so sorry peeps! By now 101% of you guys have already received that ‘stupid’ email with a ‘stupid’ link from so-called ME :(
Please do not click on the link. My Yahoo email got hacked – apparently! Idiotic hackers. 
Millions of apologies to all of you out there. 
I’m thankful there are many out there who actually really know me and my style. Barbs sent me an email asking me if I really did send those emails. Kev and Kimmy sent me emails telling me that my email got hacked. Eugene the dude told me that he knew to ignore it as that is definitely NOT my style of emailing. Claire also buzzed me to seek clarification. 
I’m just so sorry guys! I’m sorry for all the inconvenience caused. 
To all, let me just tell you this, I don’t normally send an email to a group of people. I don’t forward stuff too unless to Kimmy. I DO however, email you personally. The email will always be from ME to YOU and only YOU. Rarely or never will I attach anything in the mail. 
I don’t open forwarded mails too. Still, I don’t have the slightest idea HOW IN THE WORLD I got hacked! Boo hoo hoo! :( Darn!

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    Oh No!

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    happened to my msn last time, n i close that account dy. very siens one those kind of ppl who got nothing to do but hack others ppl account. btw, it somehow comes from those we signed up as members's sites. have to be careful also. :)cheer up mommy merryn! =)

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    no problem :) it was strange to receive an email from you without any messages but just a link. this is the 2nd time from you. I got it once last year from you too. So what do you do? change your email address or can you still use the old one?

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    last year? oh dear…. sigh..i changed my password n still use the old email… :(

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    gua pun kena, apparently im goin to china to work. sial punya! change yr password ;)

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    i tot it only happened in msn chats.. that they forward some pics and asked us to click on them in the msn chat box.. never knew emails aso can hack..

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    (*Pat pat! Hug!!)It's ok, sorry to hear that you were hacked! Please cheer up, get a nice drink, do some fine art with Ethan, you will soon feel better in no time!;)Have a wonderful day ahead!

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    I got it once too! But no worries, just need to change password :)

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    Ym is not very safe…did u register ur account to some website?

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    cheer up. change the password every quarter of the year.

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    Alice – I'm ok. Just felt bad for those who received those mails.. :(

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    Oh dear! Sorry to hear what the hack news. This is a mad mad world have to live with it. Take care, its ok think those that received your mails would understand. tQ.

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    oh gosh… I think what u need to do is probably change pw from time to time

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    Merryn u try to change alpha numeric password.. it's more secure ur password must be at >6 digit longs…

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    oh it happen to me too…that is why i never open my YM nymore and use the Chat feature in my Yahoomail insteadyou can also use meebo.com my friend

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    I didn't receive any spam email from you so far. Change your pswd and see whether it happens again.

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    oh so bad to hear this news!i wonder why they want to do this… very childish!

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    Famous until people start hacking your IM huh! :D

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