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How to secure your SS account.
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How to secure your SS account.

Here's what I did:
Got a new gmail account, answer to security question was nonsense (i.e. 1903oijfokj21), password is a random string of numbers of letters, I changed my SS password so it's not the same as the email account.

Is this good enough? I still don't understand what he's doing to get into people's accounts. Noo

Also don't advertise your email or messenger in your profile. Actually, just don't have anything in your profile. Nobody reads that shit anyway (except Justin). Just delete it all.

If you get on IRC, don't actually put your real name or email in your profile or something.

If you post on another forum, remember that Justin knows how to use www.google.com. If you have a unique username or something and you're using the same username on both forums, at least make sure you don't make any information public in that forum too (that he can use to get access to your account or something).

Someone sticky this so everyone reads. I'm getting sick of this shit. Fuck you Justin.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

Although I do follow these things, I still changed my gmail and SS passwords.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

By the way, if you have any old accounts, make sure you do the above to your old account as well.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

Gaiyara Wrote:By the way, if you have any old accounts, make sure you do the above to your old account as well.
What do you mean old accounts?

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Newtown Wrote:
Gaiyara Wrote:By the way, if you have any old accounts, make sure you do the above to your old account as well.
What do you mean old accounts?

I signed up for a new account somewhere along the line. I used to post as michio-kun.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

Gaiyara Wrote:
Newtown Wrote:
Gaiyara Wrote:By the way, if you have any old accounts, make sure you do the above to your old account as well.
What do you mean old accounts?

I signed up for a new account somewhere along the line. I used to post as michio-kun.
aka Strat. Yeah, I know. I don't have any old accounts.

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Justin isn't real. The mods actually have access to everyone's passwords and do this just to fuck with us.
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MM Wrote:Justin isn't real. The mods actually has access to everyone's passwords and do this just to fuck with us.

This.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

Damn, you guys caught us.
It was originally souls idea, her name IRL is Justina.

I AM A THIEF IN THE NIGHT I WILL SAVE AS MANY AS I CAN

I KEEP THEM IN MY BASEMENT

I TELL THEM I AM THEIR MOMMY NOW
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Zherneboh Wrote:Damn, you guys caught us.
It was originally souls idea, her name IRL is Justina.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

MM Wrote:Justin isn't real. The mods actually have access to everyone's passwords and do this just to fuck with us.

Passwords are saved in md5, which means they can't be decoded. No-one has access to any password, not even the moderators. It's a totally different thing that they can change passwords, but...

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

Gaiyara Wrote:[Image: 122088379937s-1.gif]
That vid would be more effective if it held a still frame for a second or two on the serious face, before it loops back to laughing.

And yeah, secure passwords!
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Re: How to secure your SS account.

This stuff is so easy, and completely worth it. And as someone else said, if you get an email from SS saying something, and a link takes you to a screen where you log in DONT log in.

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Sweet, I was gonna make a post like this but you saved me the trouble. Biggrin

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Great minds think alike.

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Gmail sucks dick anyway
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for your info to the guy who thinks md5 makes u secure

for a start,md5 is oneway encryption but can be cracked by the having a large list of words,then converting them to the encryption algorithm used which in this case is md5,then comparing to the hash and if they match,well theres the password Wink

i can tell you from experience that it only takes me less than a minute to crack an md5 hash consisting of 6-7 characters of a-Z


then there is alternativly online crackers like gdataonline.com or plaintext.info yellowpipe.info etc

dont make a simple pass of football12 go for something like

f0@tb4%l! or something

anyways just a tip,idk if u make crappy passwords,and lol justing gets into ur email by using the hash from the forums db.

so dont use the same 2 passwords,also cross site scripting and cross site request forgery are other methods,so its simple,stay logged out of an account if your not using it Wink

also clear cookies if u dont need them
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null Wrote:for your info to the guy who thinks md5 makes u secure

for a start,md5 is oneway encryption but can be cracked by the having a large list of words,then converting them to the encryption algorithm used which in this case is md5,then comparing to the hash and if they match,well theres the password Wink


Oh, I imagined something like this, but I never knew it was possible, something on the lines of:

For example, if you have the password "abc" it outputs as "21lk3j123l1327-ekjff3598t7-relvh4358734" [minus the dashes], you could try to break up the characters into code, for example "a" = "21lk3j123l1327". But that means it could be reversed.

What I've been thinking [though I say this again, I never did any research into this] is that each character has a different code depending on the place of the character. For example "a" in "abc" may be 4l2k3j423jk4, but "a" in "bad" may be fkl234923jkxdlwfj.

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Re: How to secure your SS account.

you got all your encryptions like md5,sh1,des etc but one way encryption means it cant be "decryped"

you could change just 1 of the 32 chars in and md5 hash and its changed completly

a = 0cc175b9c0f1b6a831c399e269772661 in md5 but you change it to 0cc175b9c0f1b6a831c399e269772662 it could be something like this


dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs
%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad8
7dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jf
s%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad
7dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jf
s%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad
87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&
jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87dg45&jfs%$%ad87

anyways you get my point Wink ... i hope :O
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Re: How to secure your SS account.

I'd like to reiterate the importance of securing one's account. I had a brief scare last night, my usual password had stopped working, so I asked Darthmat to lock down my account for a bit, and then I went on to change all my passwords, as I'd been using a very easy to crack password in a bunch of locations, and didn't want them to be compromised. I got everything fixed up right after a few hours, but goddamn I wish I had just used a better password beforehand. It would've saved me a lot of trouble.

Oh, also, can somebody please truncate that post? Page stretching posts are a pain in the ass.

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My account got hacked, and I almost had it under control, but the son of a bitch changed the password on me before I could on him.

To Justin:

Fucking stop it. Seriously.

Thank you.
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I just follow my old account. If you have to lost your account so just check you old account information and create a new account.

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