New password recovery scam hitting Gmail, Outlook and Yahoo Mail users

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by ronjor, Jun 22, 2015.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=18537
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    If you don't use this specific recovery option you're safe, I guess.
     
  3. bjm_

    bjm_ Registered Member

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    Thanks! ronjor
     
  4. ronjor

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    A scam is a scam. You're welcome bjm_
     
  5. Victek

    Victek Registered Member

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    In the case of Microsoft Outlook.com accounts the mobile phone number is only partially displayed and it is necessary for the user to input the missing characters before a code will be sent to the phone. In other words the phone number must already be known; it doesn't give away the number.
     
  6. chrisretusn

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    Clever scam.
     
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