View Full Version : My MSN account was cracked.

01-12-2007, 05:11 PM
Apparently there's a known exploit that allows someone (even from a remote computer) to log on your Windows Live Messenger/Mail and reset information, like Q and A. I've had several pop ups saying that my account is running at two places at once. I would be worried, but I don't have anything important that I use that account with. Just 500+ contacts. Not sure if I should wait till they fix it as the person says he's not going to do anything with it...

Bryce W
01-12-2007, 05:32 PM
An exploit of this nature out in the wild hasnt been reported yet. There IS an MSN Live 8.0 remote vulnarability that causes a denial of service when you import a malformed contact list. But other than that, nothing is known.

Do you log onto MSN at school or internet cafes?

01-12-2007, 07:24 PM
I only logged on my MSN a couple times from a cyber cafe...my Q and A/passwords are super long and random...and nobody goes on my computer...