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Steam FAO Kronos

Discussion in 'Gaming' started by Cerberus90, 21 Mar 2021.

  1. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    I think your the owner of 'Mr Fraggle' steam account, if so, change your password. Someone's got in to your account and is sending out messages to try and steal others steam accounts.

    Can't seem to send you a direct message on here due to profile limitations.
     
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  2. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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  3. Vault-Tec

    Vault-Tec Green Plastic Watering Can

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    Have sent him a trust message on OCUK forum, as he doesn't come here much now.
     
  4. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    Seems Fizzban might have been affected too as comrade woody has gotten strange requests from Kronos and Fizzban.

    People are being asked to sign into websites using there steam login, dont do it obviously.
     
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  5. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    Changed password.
     
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  6. Hex

    Hex Paul?! Super Moderator

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    @Fizzban Seems they got you too!

    Remember everyone: Never click on unsolicited links you get sent!
     
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  7. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Maybe think about activating Steam Guard while you're changing your passwords...
     
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  8. Kronos

    Kronos Multimodder

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    I am usually pretty careful but the request came via a 'friend' on Steam, idiot that I am.
    AV Forums was recently hacked and scammers were trying to sell Amazon vouchers with no vouchers for sale of course.
     
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  9. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    Thanks for the heads up. I trusted the message as it came from someone trustworthy..gah what a fool. Thankfully I have 2FA and I just changed my password.
     
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  10. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Thanks for the heads up, It was 08:10 this morning when Fizzban sent me a message for a CSGO, and without thinking, tried too. I've changed my password on Steam, and thankfully have Steam Guard on my phone so hopefully nothing untoward happens. Strangely enough, Fizz isn't in my friends list any more.

    Sam
     
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  11. loftie

    loftie Modder

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    What was in the message curiously?
     
  12. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    I didn't do it. The person who sent me the message originally has vanished from my f-list as well.


    The message was asking you to go vote on their csgo team. I'd normally ignore something like that generally, but assumed as the request came from a friend that it was safe. Very sneaky.
     
  13. Mr_Mistoffelees

    Mr_Mistoffelees The Rotary Cat.

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    I don't use Steam much but, I'm now going to do that.

    Edit, done now. Thanks for the heads-up G.
     
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  14. MrDomRocks

    MrDomRocks Modder

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    I got the same message I clicked the link and when it asked me to sign in via steam I noped out. Did a whois lookup and the domain had been registered recently.
     
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  15. GeorgeStorm

    GeorgeStorm Aggressive PC Builder

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    I thought everybody remotely tech savvy knew not to trust anything just because it 'came from someone I know'!

    In that instance just ask a question or something, and probably quickly become obvious it's not your friend.

    Hopefully people managed to change passwords before anything happened :)
     
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  16. lilgoth89

    lilgoth89 Captin Calliope

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    i Also got one from Fizzban this morning, but didnt log in with my steam account, Fizzban disappeared of my friends list shortly thereafter
     
  17. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    FFS. I sent out a message to my whole f-list today explaining the issue and it seemed way too small of a list. So many people the damn hacker just deleted/blocked.

    This is my friend code for any that want to re-add:
    26796673
     
  18. CrapBag

    CrapBag Multimodder

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    @Kronos

    I temporarily blocked you Glenn until I knew things were safe and just removed it (been out all day) but you aren't on my friends list anymore and I seem to be blocked from your end also.
     
  19. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    I almost got caught out the other day, which surprised me as I thought I was infallible (don't we all).

    I got an email from 'Royal Mail' saying that I needed to pay to release a parcel. The email itself was a bit odd, but I had been ordering from overseas and so wasn't surprised to see an import tax request. I was reading the email on my phone, so couldn't mouse over the sender's email address to see if it was just another 'randomperson91@yahoo.com'. Impatience got the better of me and I clicked on the link, only to be sent to a webpage that said 'This Account Has Been Suspended'. Thank God.

    Anyways, my points are:
    • Even someone tech savvy can have a momentary lapse.
    • Don't ever ignore your gut instinct if something is even remotely 'off'.
     
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  20. Comrade Woody

    Comrade Woody Obsolete

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    It was odd to hear from Glenn as I've been away from the forum for a long time and it's been almost as long since we last spoke, but what really gave it away was the hacker calling me "bro" and later "bruh" or "brah". The thought of Kronos saying that was quite amusing though.
     
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