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Old 11-08-2007, 01:09 PM   #1
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Exclamation How to Prevent someon hacking into your Account.

Just today my 9 year old sister's account was hacked into.
Though the items the hacker stolen were not that much in ammount, it was an upsetting moment.

First off, don't we pay with REAL money for our Webkinz pets, etc.?
The items you get in the virtual world, PSI's and PSF(Food), are only obtainable by buying a webkinz....with real money, or of course trading, but in order to gain, you must lose something in return right? You wouldn't be able to trade that if you didn't buy it.

So basically, it is stealing. <<<---The image of the hacker to me

Here I wish people to post tips on how to prevent a hacker.
Who knows there may only be one way, but it is better than nothing to talk about it to prevent this fiendish act.

Post it here and I will add to the list, or just simply say thank you or w/e to acknowledge you support this.

1: Change your password into something that is completly random numbers and letters.
My sister's old password was: (edited), but even that was easy to figure out for this hacker.
Make sure you write it down or save it somewhere onto your computer so you don't lose it, or save a Webkinz Tag so you always have the chance to change it.

Please don't even post the old password. Thanks! smitchell

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Old 11-08-2007, 02:37 PM   #2
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I'm sorry about your sister. Also, it is important that people know never ever give your password to anyone for any reason ... even a closest friend.
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Old 11-08-2007, 04:05 PM   #3
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I also tell my girls not to add EVERYONE on their friends list. Like the ones that quit in the middle of a game, then want to be friends? um, NO.
they also change their password once a week or every two weeks.
the password is NEVER related to webkinz, has numbers in it.

i never let the kids log onto webkinz using IE-that there is just asking for trouble! we use FireFox and their KeyScrambler addon.
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Old 11-08-2007, 05:16 PM   #4
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She said she didn't give it out to anyone, so I just wonder how someone got onto her account....

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I also tell my girls not to add EVERYONE on their friends list. Like the ones that quit in the middle of a game, then want to be friends? um, NO.
Yeah I do the same thing. lol

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Old 11-08-2007, 05:18 PM   #5
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Default Re: How to Prevent someon hacking into your Account.

ya make sure your pass has # is in
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Old 11-08-2007, 05:20 PM   #6
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Sorry about your sis.

One of my friends was hacked, they took like EVERYTHING, well, thats what she said at least....super beds exclusives, yeah.

I think that maybe people should make their password a sentence, such as, 'I will always love chesse forever!', but make the p/w, iwillalwayslovecheeseforever. lol.
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Old 11-08-2007, 05:34 PM   #7
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[QUOTE=ItachiXD;2503718]She said she didn't give it out to anyone, so I just wonder how someone got onto her account....



Someone hacked into my youngest daughter account and wiped her out! it was after that that we change the passwords and everything i posted about
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Old 11-08-2007, 06:08 PM   #8
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Thanks! Rep for you
I also use FireFox,its much safer. But I didn't know there was a "KeyScrambler" addon...Can someone give a link? I want to protecht my webkinz account as much as possible,just like any user.
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Old 11-08-2007, 10:35 PM   #9
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here is a couple of the add ons i have, this is the ad blocker

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1865

scrambler

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...mbler&status=4

IRC for instant help w/ fire fox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/16

IE extension for those sites that do not recognize Firefox

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1419

Here is a list of all the add-ons, when your bored, take a browse

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir...l/sort:popular

Hope that helps!
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Old 11-09-2007, 03:48 AM   #10
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too sad i am srry to hear that
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