TRAPSTER ANDROID APP USERS: Y’ALL GOT HACKED

20 Jan, 2011  |  Written by admin  |  under Google Phone

The aggroup employed on the Trapster app (that one that helps you pace and evaluation pace traps and break into walls and etc,) hit dispatched warning that their place has been compromised, and that indeed the emails and passwords of thousands of their users had been condemned – condemned for what, you haw ask? Taken for whatever spam! A adjuvant Android Community advisor by the study of Pam has tipped us soured to this intense event, recounting for us just what happened to her and the telecommunicate dispatched discover by Trapster as warning to others.

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First verify a countenance at Pam’s statement of her situation, including a taste of a logout of her Gmail account, a countersign change, and a telecommunicate move attempt:

Yesterday, my Android phone was suasion me to clew into my gmail accout with the login nonachievement picture in the position bar. I had not proven to clew into my gmail since the period before but entered my countersign & it would not accept it. I had to move until I was bag after to clew into my laptop. My gmail statement immediatley, directed me to modify my countersign without gift me the choice to ready my existing password-very odd. I denaturized my countersign & upon inaugural my telecommunicate I attending that I hit a, “Delivery to the mass acquirer unsuccessful permanently”…”I” allegedly, proven to telecommunicate ALL my contacts with the following:

http:// zuxopati.110mb .com/ vecowibo.html
Sel lYou rCrea tiveM indO nli ne

Of course, I never proven to telecommunicate every my contacts with anything, ever.

Then verify a look at the communication she conventional via telecommunicate from Trapster at 2:07 AM today (not trusty what instance zone) :

Dear Trapster User:

The Trapster aggroup has fresh scholarly that our website has been the
target of a hacking attempt, and it is doable that your email
address and countersign were compromised. We hit taken, and move to
take, healthful measures to refrain forthcoming incidents but we are
recommending that you modify your Trapster password. As always,
Trapster recommends that you ingest characteristic passwords for apiece site
you visit, but if you ingest the aforementioned countersign on Trapster that you use
on another services, we propose that you modify your countersign on those
services as well.

For aggregation on how to set your countersign or meliorate the section of your passwords for your cyberspace usage, gratify utter FAQs.

Sincerely,
The Trapster Team

Of course, this aforementioned position strength not hap to you, as Pam does adjudge to having utilised the aforementioned countersign on her Trapster statement as she did on her Gmail account:

I was dopy sufficiency to create an statement with the Trapster app in primeval 2009 using the aforementioned countersign as my gmail (I proven the app & didn’t pain to download it onto my 5 phones since-I worked for a wireless carrier.) I’ve never been phished or hijacked before; but, receiving this telecommunicate from Trapster is likewise concurrent to my unsuccessful endeavor telecommunicate & gmail recquiring me to modify my password. I’m trusty it’s happened to another readers too.

But the fact of the concern relic the aforementioned – conceal your accounts, conceal your emails, conceal your passwords, because they hacking everybody up in here.

– Thanks for the tip, Pam, we revalue it a bunch!

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