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    Hi. I've just received a email to say that someone has tried to log into my account and failed. This is the email
    Dear Bronny,

    Someone has tried to log into your account on Photography forum and chat - D-Photo / Hellophoto with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes.

    The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 183.207.224.52

    All the best,
    Photography forum and chat - D-Photo / Hellophoto

    Am I able to do anything about this?
    cheers
    Bronny
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bronny View Post
    Hi. I've just received a email to say that someone has tried to log into my account and failed. This is the email
    Dear Bronny,

    Someone has tried to log into your account on Photography forum and chat - D-Photo / Hellophoto with an incorrect password at least 5 times. This person has been prevented from attempting to login to your account for the next 15 minutes.

    The person trying to log into your account had the following IP address: 183.207.224.52

    All the best,
    Photography forum and chat - D-Photo / Hellophoto

    Am I able to do anything about this?
    cheers
    Bronny
    Chinese IP just forget about it unless you are using an obvious password, if so change the password.
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    Give an Artist a box of different sized colour blocks and he will create an art work; give me the same box and I will sort it by colour and then size :)

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    How do you know its Chinese? I have changed my password though Just in case
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bronny View Post
    How do you know its Chinese? I have changed my password though Just in case
    IP reverse lookup, shows it being owned by China Telkom
    I Just Have Cameras and Stuff
    I don't have an Artistic Eye - I have a Technical Bent & a love of Gadgets
    Give an Artist a box of different sized colour blocks and he will create an art work; give me the same box and I will sort it by colour and then size :)

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    Thanks Arthur
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bronny View Post
    Thanks Arthur
    What we call a script kiddy attack, so Evil Little kid whos gotten there hands on a few hacking scripts and is trying them out.
    I Just Have Cameras and Stuff
    I don't have an Artistic Eye - I have a Technical Bent & a love of Gadgets
    Give an Artist a box of different sized colour blocks and he will create an art work; give me the same box and I will sort it by colour and then size :)

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