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    • Rosylee
    • By Rosylee 5th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 11:37 AM
    Hacking attempts 5th Oct 17 at 11:37 AM
    Yesterday and again today I have had an email from MSE saying my access to my account was attempt with an incorrect password 5 times resulting in the accoubt being locked for 15 minutes. I checked the IP address provided...appears to be located in Croydon. What can I do to prevent this. Is there anything I can do?
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    • 5th Oct 17, 5:03 PM
    Yesterday and again today I have had an email from MSE saying my access to my account was attempt with an incorrect password 5 times resulting in the accoubt being locked for 15 minutes. I checked the IP address provided...appears to be located in Croydon. What can I do to prevent this. Is there anything I can do?
    Originally posted by Rosylee

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    • By MSE Andrea 5th Oct 17, 5:51 PM
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    • 5th Oct 17, 5:51 PM
    Hi all, I replied to Rosylee earlier today.

    We get queries about this every now and then.

    Someone with a very similar username (they're case sensitive) seems to have tried to log into their own account but typed Rosylee's name by mistake.
    Could you do with a Money Makeover?


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