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E-mail Hacking Through MSN Messenger?  
User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 391 posts, RR: 1
Posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

I used MSN messenger at a net cafe last week and left my e-mail address in the Log In slot like everyone else does, when I returned to the same cafe a day later a picture from an e-mail that a friend had sent me at that address was posted as wallpaper on the screen of the very computer I had used the day before, the weird part is that the guy who works at this place guided me to that particular machine inspite of many others being free, this one with the picture which I was made to sit at was two cubicles away from two very idle computers that I could have used instead, also my name is posted next to the time on that machine, I wonder what he's upto? should I confront him Confused

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User currently offlineJaspike From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2008, 1 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 1047 times:

Don't go to that computer! Or were you drunk when you were there?

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy

User currently offlineBig777jet From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 1038 times:

Don't forget click "SIGN OUT or LOG OUT" before you are leaving computer. It can go back previous menu to see your messenger or email. Make sure sign out that will not work with back previous menu.


User currently offlineIndianguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1030 times:

Hmmm. i always thought MSN was QUITE safe!

User currently offlineEGGD From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2001, 12443 posts, RR: 32
Reply 4, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 1032 times:

Was it porn?

User currently offlineSophieMaltese From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 2064 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 1031 times:

There are programs you can put on a computer to capture a person's login and password. Perhaps that was what happened. Just change your password and don't use that computer again.

User currently offlineSouthflite From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 1025 times:

While it's possible that they had an invisible keystroke monitor program running to pick up your password, it's far more likely that the image was simply taken from that computer's internet cache. Every page you view, along with its images, is saved on the hard drive in the cache. To prevent someone coming to that computer afterwards and viewing what you had been viewing (which is VERY easy, but I won't supply details here), you need to clear that cache before you leave that computer. On MS IE, go to Tools/Internet Options and click on the buttons for "Temporary Internet Files : Delete Files" and "History : Delete History" ... then no-one will be able to see afterwards what you were viewing.

User currently offlineVonRichtofen From Canada, joined Nov 2000, 4657 posts, RR: 25
Reply 7, posted (14 years 4 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1012 times:

Next time try to format the hard drive, that'll show the little punk

User currently offlineAirmale From Botswana, joined Sep 2004, 391 posts, RR: 1
Reply 8, posted (14 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 14 hours ago) and read 992 times:

No the pic was not porn just that of a cat from her photography class, I never knew you could log out of MSN usually I just use the exit command by right clicking on the MSN icon, also I have seen nobody delets there e-mail addresses from MSN's login slot after theyre through using it, as for the guy...well hes this very decent and good looking man and not "punk" Smile

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