Password Leak?

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Password Leak?

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Hi admins! I just replied to someone’s post and immediately got redirected to a warning that my password had been leaked. It looked like it might be a scam, but my password was displayed on screen, which was alarming. I then tried clicking on something (sorry, I don’t remember what), and it took me to a page claiming that this site is under construction.

I closed out the page and came back to my usual link. I’m going to use the links here to change my password. I just wanted to share this with the admins and others here because I found it a bit alarming.

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Re: Password Leak?

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Hi Rageasaurus,

We are currently investigating, please can you let us know which browser you are using?

Thanks, Miana
Feel free to call me Miana

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Hi! I was logged in via Safari on my phone. Thanks!

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Did we actually solve this to the end? I'm writing CW/ admin about a couple of recent issues we've had.

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If you’re asking me, I haven’t had any issues since. It was a strange message, and I wish I had has the presence of mind to screen cap it for you.

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thanks for your answer, rageasaurus! We looked into this and found no issues on the board itself. From what you told us, it may have been a security issue with your browser. There seems to have been a scam a bit ago that used safari security loops to scam users out of their passwords. We're no security experts but in case you haven't done this already, scan for viruses on your computers and make sure to change your passwords!

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Thank you for the update! This happened on my phone, which is a big part of why I was so thrown by it. Thankfully nothing weird has happened since.

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