Emails: Your account has been hacked!

If you are lucky you may not have seen one of these emails, but many thousands, me included have several of these each day.

Does it mean my account has been hacked?

NO, all it means is your password has been leaked, a site you have been on as had it’s database hacked and leaked online – that’s why usually the password they show you is an old one – if you still use that password anywhere, CHANGE IT NOW!

These emails and the ones like them just prey on those who are vulnerable who don’t understand or maybe some guy who has sat his office late and got bored lol

DO NOT FORWARD THESE EMAILS OR RESPOND TO THEM IN ANY WAY!


To check if you have been part of a hacked website, click the image above and put your email address in the box, it will tell you straight away if your email is an online database of hacked accounts

This is a new one I got today (12th Feb 2019) The spelling and grammar are terrible

It’s so badly written I couldn’t help but laugh 🙂

New scam from people pretending to be from B.T. etc

Today 30th August 2016, I was called out by a regular customer, they had taken a call over the bank holiday weekend from a guy saying he was from B.T. (British Telecom) and needed to fix issues on their computer as it was running slow. Unfortunately, my customer agreed and …

Microsoft calling you at home or the Office? This is a SCAM!!!

This scam seems to have been revitalised again, now this has been happening for almost 3 years that I am aware of and its still happening! I received a call from Microsoft this morning, the phone number was 0200 333 1312. The Indian guy told me that my computer had …