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Re: I just got Scroogled?
I found an 800 number but they are only open 8-5 m-f.
but no. I never log in my accounts on any computer other than mine. I live with my wife, but she can't get into my computer, she doesn;t have my admin password, so no one here to play a joke. and even if someone was here. I have an admin password on my mac that is required if the computer goes to sleep or each time its rebooted.
I am crazy careful with passwords and stuff like that. Put is this way. When yahoo and gmail sent me an email saying I should reset my passwords because of heartbleed. here is what I did. Yes, it was complete over kill.
I reformatted my mac, which is already safer than windows in general. I have firewalls and everything on. use a standard account to do basic stuff on. Only use admin account to change settings.
I have my downloads safety set to Mac App Store ONLY.
Anyways, I reformatted. installed clean OS after wiping hard drive. Didn't log into any account. I just went thru and changed passwords to my entire life. Each and Every password for Every single account is completely different.
After resetting my passwords, I reformatted the drive again, and did another clean install and then logged back into things.
I have 2 step set up on everything possible. I even use authenticators on games and such.
I have a total of 8 email accounts. I use my Gmail for certain things, I use my other accounts for certain things.
I even have an email address that no one in the world knows and I use that one for my bank account. It has 2 step auth. Text message requirements.
I have my bank account require text message auth. as well.
I don't know if any person is as safe with account security as I am. My brother thinks I am a nut case because I am SO careful.
He has sent me emails and I wouldn't click the link in it because I was dubious about it. Of course I would lie and say, oh ya that was cool.. but I wouldn't click the link.
I am just using that as an example. I think I am Overly protective of security. I usually reformat my computer and start clean at least every 3 months.
And I don't visit web sites that aren't legit. I never google a URL. I Type the exact URL in. I never click an ad on Any web site. If I am interested I type the URL in instead of clicking the ad link.
I even remove All history and everything every day. clear out cookies, have do not track on ( not that it helps)
I know I am crazy, but I would just rather be safe than sorry.