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Old 09-02-2008, 06:32 PM   #21
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View Post Originally Posted by webkinzgirl98
I have seen so many people lately that have gotten their account hacked, and i think its a terrible thing, and NO good person deserves it!!! So iv made this thread to give everyone tips on how to keep your account safe, and hacker-free. =] Hopefully, if you follow these tips, you will never get hacked. =]


1. Keep Your Password a secret. Dont tell ANYONE your password, not your sibling, or even your Best Friend!!! They could be talking to someone, and accidently tell them your password!!! It would'nt be their fault, because it was an accident!!! But, it still puts your account in jeopardy. Someone i know, told their friend there password, and they accidently told someone it over the phone, and that person hacked into their account, and started sending mean and hurtful messages to everyone on their contacts list!!!! They were trying to make that persons friends upset and to not like them anymore!!! It just goes to show, that Mrs. Birdys Not Joking When she says " DONT TELL ANYONE YOUR PASSWORD!"


2. Dont accept ANY friend requests from someone you dont know. ESPECIALLY if they have an unusual username!!! They could be setting you up so they can send your items to them!!! This is a sign, that you could be at risk.


3. Delete people after you trade with them. After you complete a trade with someone, delete them from your kinzphone. It is in no way being rude to them. If they ask, just tell them that your trying to keep your account safe, and in no way were you trying to insult them. They should understand.


4. Keep your password different than your username. If your password is something like "icecream" and your username is "ilikeicecream", then this is a target for hackers. It is very easy for them to guess your password because it relates so much to your username. That is one of the first attemts a hacker will make to guess our password, they will try to guess anything that is close to your username. Make your password COMPLETELY different that your username.


5. Make your password HARD to guess. Something like a name of a celebrity or something common is not safe to keep as your password. Make your password silly, and VERY HARD for others to guess, but easy for you to remember.


6. Keep a close eye on your kc and and items. Look at your kc everyday, and if you see the smallest decrease in kc, and you didnt spend it, change your password. Same goes for your items. First 1 smaaaaaaaaaalll items is taken, then another, and another, untill your account almost gone!


7. Try to keep your dock clean, and your rooms organized. That way, it will be easier to see if any items are gone.

8. If at all possible, try to have 2 different accounts. This way, you can put some of your favorite items on one account, and some on the other. So, if you, unfortunatly got hacked, you would have something to fall back on.

***IF YOU ARE SUSPICIOUS THAT YOUR ACCOUNT WAS HACKED***
1. Change yourpassword IMMEDIATLY!

2. Try sending a small gift to everyone on your friends list, and if it says youve already sent to them today, and you havent, youve most likely found the hacker.

3. Delete EVERYONE on your friends list, even your friends. Then wait a little while and add your friends slowly, one at a time, untill you have them all back. BUT make sure you know who everyone on your friends list is.


I hope that you enjoyed these tips, and i hope that non of you ever get hacked!!!


If you found this thread helpful, dont be shy to rate or give rep. That way you can show me i really did help you. Its always a pleasure. I love helping all of you.



Hope i Helped!!!

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I think that changing your password is great advice, but make sure you do it on another computer, in case you have a keylogger.
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Old 09-02-2008, 06:34 PM   #22
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Default Re: Tips on Keeping Your Account Safe and Hacker-Free!!!! Please come especially if youve been hacked i can help!!!

Thank you very much for posting this! REP for you. My friend got hacked once and she got all her rare items stolen! Yes, it is very sad. She told me her password because we have been friend s for a long time, so at first she suspected me. But then she belived that it defietly was not me. Anyways thank you again!
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Old 09-02-2008, 06:39 PM   #23
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Thanks for the tips!
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Old 09-02-2008, 06:43 PM   #24
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GREAT thread, very helpful! Rep point for you!
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Old 09-02-2008, 07:17 PM   #25
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No problem everyone!!!! Thanx for posting and for all your kind words!!!!!

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View Post Originally Posted by webkinz_
Thank you for making this thread!

Very helpful tipz!

But there is also another kind of "Hacked"

If you would like to please add this to the front page also...


I have been hacked..but not the kind of Hack you are talking about.

It was when I was new to webkinz and Kinz chat PLUS was open...

I saw people trading and I wanted some items so I did some trading!

But this one person HACKED ME! They said they would give me something (Forgot what) if I gave them my Tea Service set (Excluse item, my first item ever) and I sent it...and they never sent anything!

It was retired (I think) when I got it...
and I got so mad!

I don't even remember who it was or the pet, it was 1 yesr ago...

PLease add something about this kind of safety too.

~Webzy
Im so sorry!!! Hackers are BAD people!!!! They dont deserve webkiz!!!!! Of course i will add this, but could you clear 1 thing up for me? I was a little confused. So, were you in the trading room, or trading or a site kindov like WI?

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Old 09-02-2008, 08:17 PM   #26
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once on my friends bday party i accidentally typed my pass in the user name spot but only one person saw it and it was my best bud so i didn't worry much and i went on to change my pass the next day and my webkinz were moving in my house by them self and when i tried to move one i got exited out of ww and it was sending my only super bed to the girl who i accidentally showed my pass to so i called my bff and she called my hacker er--- friend and she "wasn't there at the moment" i called again fifteen minutes later after she left my acount and i yelled at her and she freaked out and hung up so i had her bff widdle her pass out of her and i stole it back (but i promise i didn't take anything else) cause she wouldn't give it back we both changed our pass and shes no longer is on my friends list
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Old 09-02-2008, 08:21 PM   #27
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VERY NICE! I rep pointed u!
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Old 09-02-2008, 08:39 PM   #28
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Thanx everyone!!! "I love hearing so many kind words!!!!!


Im so sorry Haley!!!!! At least you got it back though.
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Old 09-05-2008, 05:17 PM   #29
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another BIG thanks to everyone!
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Old 09-06-2008, 12:56 PM   #30
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Great tips!Thanks for sharing
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