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Offline Jeff2020

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Stolen Login Information (User Name & Password) from Avast
« on: April 22, 2020, 01:35:02 PM »
Hello,

I received an email yesterday asking for money for information accessed through my computer. I know this is a scam.

The problem is that the information that was presented indicates a user name and password that was only used when I registered for this forum in 2009. (I have records of every user name and password used for all accounts. I went through each one, and Avast's forum is the only one that used the particular combination that was referenced.)

Did Avast have a data breach? Has anyone else received deceiving emails related to their user account here?

Jeff


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Re: Stolen Login Information (User Name & Password) from Avast
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2020, 03:48:56 PM »
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Re: Stolen Login Information (User Name & Password) from Avast
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2020, 04:38:46 PM »
Thanks for the replies. Funny how it just turned up now... six years later. lol

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Re: Stolen Login Information (User Name & Password) from Avast
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2020, 05:16:49 PM »
Thanks for the replies. Funny how it just turned up now... six years later. lol
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