Friday, 30 August 2013

Suspicious Sign In: How Safe Are We?

How do you do my fellow bloggers? It's been a week now since I haven't posted anything here. I've got a big hangover over the many holidays August month brought. Anyways, to start up, just this morning when I opened my email account, I saw this 'no-reply' email from my email service provider. THERE'S SOMEONE TRYING TO HIJACK MY ACCOUNT! OMG! I wasn't afraid but just alarmed. Good heaven's that I made this account from them. The user's security and privacy is their main concern and priority. I was just saved from any malicious crawler trying to check something from my account...hmmmm..... But nevertheless, even if that person got in my account, he/she can't find something in there. You know it's pretty safe when you have a couple of email accounts in order to prevent it from somebody trying to access it. I have more than 2 email accounts. I have email accounts which I can freely give or publicize (I'm a blogger) and not worry too much when somebody tries to access it. I have also for those I use for confidential matters. And it's important too that you change/reset your password from time to time like changing toothbrush. You can never tell. There are really people who are privy to someone else's property... tsk, tsk, tsk...

   
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If you can't view clearly the details of the sign-in attempt, it's this:
Date: Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013  3:35:05 PM UTC
IP address: 123.184.131.25
Location: Shenyang, Liaoning, China

My high school friend told me something like 'coordinates' which he gave that I couldn't understand. Maybe computer experts might know this... 41(degree sign) 47'32"N  123(degree sign) 25'58"E  (+/-) 10 ft... According to him I would determine who hacked me and to which location. He told me it belongs to China Telecom. And what business do I have to do with that company?! I guess it could also be, that person hacked that account to be able to get access on my email so that I couldn't trace him/her. Sounds interesting huh! Well, the power of technology is limitless. And now I know how it feels to be stripped off and invaded my privacy. Oh well, I hope it won't get back on him/her. We'll see...

1 comment:

  1. It happens talaga nowadays. Even with FB accounts too. Tsk!

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