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Old 08-16-2015, 06:21 AM
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Anyone else get this message from Bimmerfest?

Hey guy - I received an email from Bimmerfest explaining someone was trying to access my account. It looks like they (or their robot) were unable to get in. Anyway, not sure there is anything I can do but thought I'd share...

"Someone has tried to log into your account on Bimmerfest - BMW Forums 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: 162.247.73.74

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Old 08-16-2015, 06:58 AM
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I'll lay odds that if you chase the IP address back, it's an anonymous TOR IP.

Same thing happened to me last month, about an hour after I noted that a particular poster who was asking people to email him instead of PM was likely phishing for real addresses. Change your password if you're concerned about it.
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