Who's in charge now?
Sent: Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:51 am
From: Virus Loader [new account by Farcus - now deleted]
You're going to have to lock down this site!
And you'll do it because I said so.
He is now attempting social engineer forum access by tricking someone into
giving him password access to their account.
So if you receive e-mails such as the one below, similar,
or unusual in any respect, please inform the mods
as it is a hacking attempt:
Hello [Member Name]
You are receiving this notification because you have (or someone pretending
to be you has) requested a new password be sent for your account on "On the
Nature of Things | Forum". If you did not request this notification then
please ignore it, if you keep receiving it please contact the board
To use the new password you need to activate it. To do this click the link
[Please do not click on links such as the one above as it will automatically reset your password.
Offending key changed to ************* ]
If successful you will be able to login using the following password:
You can of course change this password yourself via the profile page. If
you have any difficulties please contact the board administrator.
Thanks, The Management
Specifying the password, rather than letting the user choose one is a red flag.
The mods will never send such PMs.