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    How to check for Hackers on your Microsoft Account

    http://www.pcworld.com/article/20822...r-hackers.html

    Checked mine and it showed an unsuccessful attempt to log in from a Chinese IP address.

    Jerry

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    Mine showed an unsuccessful attempt from Italy. I have never been out of North America. Hmmm.
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    Checked again today and found one failed attempt form Belarus and several from Argentina. They were all password fail login attempts. Wonder if they got hold of an old password?


    You can check your account here: https://account.live.com/Activity

    Jerry

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    Hello.

    Speaking of security, I got a call yesterday and checked the calling numbers before I lifted the handset, it showed 000-000-0000. What ?

    I then lifted it and said "hello". A voice said : I am calling from Microsoft about your computor. I replied : Good, I have a problem with my machine ! He hung up.

    That spoiled my fun. He had an Indian accent. A word to the wise, MS will never call you, same for your bank. Jean.

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    I only had one... from Norway.

    And I don't even like lutefisk!
    Happy Computing,

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