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    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 13th 2011
     
    I have been notified by Facebook,the second time in 4 mths that my account had been hacked by someone near Chicago. All of my passwords have to be changed. Be careful!
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      CommentAuthorLozzykinz
    • CommentTimeNov 13th 2011
     
    it was me!

    it was me!
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 14th 2011
     
    Oh, Lozzy! Why didn't you just knock? We could have gone out, danced the Zumba and drunk Margharita's! :wink:
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 14th 2011
     
    You do not live in Chicago, anyway. Does anybody...damn it is cold there!
    • CommentAuthormrsthing
    • CommentTimeNov 14th 2011
     
    Facebook actually told you you'd been hacked and where the hacker was? I'd be very suspicious of that! Did they email you? Did you have to click on a link? That could be the hacking attempt right there!
    • CommentAuthorsuzulu
    • CommentTimeNov 15th 2011
     
    I had a message on Twitter from (supposedly) an organization I am following saying that someone had posted a picture of me all over Twitter and I must click on some link or another to see the picture! Of course, there was no picture.
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 15th 2011
     
    What a day! No, it was legit. I have checked and double checked. Out of my hands now. I have also just changed my passcodes again to be double sure. I had a linkdin today that could not have come from anyone without certain knowledge. No phone calls and hopefully, pray to the almighty, it is over.
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeNov 15th 2011
     
    Facebook is a self-hack as far as I'm concerned. I'm only on it because my daughters post pictures of my grandkids on it.

    I heard today that it's losing the cool factor now because parents are on it. That will doom it for sure - good riddance!
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 15th 2011 edited
     
    I was just starting to enjoy it. But, you are correct that it is why now I can say.."Who the heck is that?" Love my new friends!

    Since I am not a parent I do not think I even get near the cool zone so one less thing to worry about. I have always been amazed at the things people naively put up. I disengaged one of my real lives out of fear of their own safety last year. I have all sorts of friend...the gamut from ethnic, sexuality, religion,country,job, social standing,race, disabled etc. What crap! I was always worried about this one being with that one, one may offend the other! Like being in a small town.
    I love what I have now and no one better mess with it or tha 'deble himself will reach up and snatch you down into the fire before the good Lord knows it'...:bigsmile::bigsmile::bigsmile:
    • CommentAuthormrsthing
    • CommentTimeNov 16th 2011 edited
     
    Su, you didn't click on the link, did you? That's a typical scam used to gain access to your computer. You attempt to download a picture, see nothing, shrug, move on. But you *have* downloaded malware or spyware.
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 16th 2011
     
    I have every possible protection and it still happened. I do not even open email from anyone I do not recognize. It a hacker can break into the Pentagon, it can happen here.
    Z
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      CommentAuthorchris14
    • CommentTimeNov 19th 2011
     
    Not a very long time ago I clicked on Michael Charton's link that 'he' posted, it should have been a video, but it wasn't. A minute later I saw that my FB friends got getting it - as if it had been me who'd sent them. Fortunately Mike was still around and I told him, and he said it was a virus and all I had to do was to change my password, and to warn you all not to click on that link.
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeNov 19th 2011
     
    Thanks Chris.
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeDec 3rd 2011
     
    My whole company has gone with Mac, which is impenetrable to all this malware crap. I still have nightmares about those dark PC days.

    Mac rules!!!!!!
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeDec 3rd 2011
     
    Good for you!
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      CommentAuthorchris14
    • CommentTimeDec 16th 2011
     
    You're welcome, Zelda.
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeFeb 16th 2012
     
    I recently bought a new PC. Mac was just something new to learn. I have taken most imp things off. Just something new to learn. Maybe Mac next year!
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeFeb 17th 2012
     
    You "bought" a PC?

    YOU BOUGHT A PC?????

    Dear God in Heaven, I thought they were giving them away as booby prizes in wet tea-shirt competitions at sperm banks.

    You PAID MONEY for a PC??????

    Zelda, Zelda, Zelda.

    YOU'RE FIRED!!!!!
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeFeb 18th 2012
     
    Sniff...but, I was on the island...the island. They do not even have Mcburgers on the island. Where was I going to get one of these marvelous Mac's on the island, pleeese tell me! Besides baby sister has a Mac and all things in her are perfect.

    If that is perfect it is not something I care to be!!!
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeFeb 18th 2012
     
    and you are more important than I and I am insignificant.

    Please do not fire me....Pleeese.
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeFeb 18th 2012
     
    Oh, geez, well, I dunno...

    Er, well.

    OK, you're rehired....

    but THROW THAT PIECE OF CRAP IN THE GARBURATOR, EVEN IF YOU HAVE TO CHOP IT IN TINY BITS FIRST!!!
    • CommentAuthormrsthing
    • CommentTimeFeb 18th 2012 edited
     
    A Mac is no different from a PC, Zelda. When they first came out in the 1980s, they were a bit different. But they're exactly the same now, at least, as far as I can tell. They run everything a Windows or Linux PC can run: Word, Excel, iTunes, any browser you want, etc. The only difference is that you have to order a Mac directly from Apple--they're not available in stores.
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeFeb 18th 2012
     
    and I couldn't order from island. I know you can get a good used Mac, but, this Acer was loaded with lots of gadgets and was $500.00 which was as much as I could afford, considering the $5,000, sceptic system, fumigation, new furniture because of the fleas and things. Actually, I love this computer with 171/2 in screen, big keys and warning caps light!:bigsmile: I am sure we will see some improvement in my performance!!!
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th 2012
     
    Here in Canada a lot of stores sell Apple products (including Staples for example). I guess the biggest differences in my (far too long) experience are the ease of use and lack of problems. There are compatibility issues with some software sometimes, but the benefits far outweigh those downsides.

    I haven't used a PC in yonks, but do they have all the Apple stuff like iTunes and iPad interoperability? I really don't know, so I'm just asking.
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeFeb 25th 2012
     
    I just remember my last experiences with PC with a big shudder, and encourage all my employees to simply change (or else ;)
    • CommentAuthorzelda
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th 2012
     
    Me too. The mini experience an experience in stupidity. Stupid me for not taking it back immediatly. What a stupid little machine..aaack! Two dead computers in my car. Thia one has to work! Wish I could remember my wep code!
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      CommentAuthorkumbaya
    • CommentTimeFeb 26th 2012
     
    Well summed up. You're hired.