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Hotmail Instant Serious Security Takeover


tommyliedl

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My friends account was hacked the other day and we're looking for help and guidance please.

She was using her messenger to whom she thought was a family member across the globe. Next thing it turns out to be some weirdo and she cant shut down the window except by performing a hard shutdown on the computer!

Has anyone else experienced this and what was your experience?

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northumbria61

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This should help enter link description here

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northumbria61

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Ticked as "Resolved" with no feedback!

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tommyliedl

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sorry, didn't mean to tick resolve button. personally dont think that its malware but have told her to install scanning software to see if this flags anything.

Thanks for the tip

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