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Old 19 October 2007, 08:45   #3
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Originally Posted by alexh View Post
Hackers have started to use BBS's to help a whole new generation of spamming.

They use them as a source of ICQ numbers and ideas for hacking accounts.

I recently had my 10+yo ICQ account hacked (probably for good).
Do you know that for a fact? If your account is that old, it's probably a low number. Those are under constant attack anyways, no matter how people get a hold of them, chances are they just randomly try them all.

That is not to say I disagree, good passwords are always a good idea. It's just that old ICQ accounts are at much higher risk than ones with longer numbers (as they are less interesting to have, unless they're special numbers).
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