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    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 9th Feb 18, 2:50 PM
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    Forced to change password/ MSE
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:50 PM
    Forced to change password/ MSE 9th Feb 18 at 2:50 PM
    Is it compulsory to change password on MSE now?
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
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    • zer01
    • By zer01 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
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    • #2
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
    MSE made me change my password!
    • #2
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
    I've just been automatically logged out of MSE. It gave me the following reason:

    Your password is 3208 days old, and has therefore expired.



    That's a new one, even for me. I've changed the password now so all is good
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    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
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    • #3
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:51 PM
    Ive just had the same :/
    • gizmobenny
    • By gizmobenny 9th Feb 18, 2:52 PM
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    • #4
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:52 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:52 PM
    I just got this too ? It wouldn't let me like a post until I changed my password
    • gizmobenny
    • By gizmobenny 9th Feb 18, 2:54 PM
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    • #5
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:54 PM
    • #5
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:54 PM
    Mine was only 744 days old and I had to change too ?
    • brownhandbag
    • By brownhandbag 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
    and me! I had to change to new one
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    • Midnighter
    • By Midnighter 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
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    • #7
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
    • #7
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:55 PM
    Is it compulsory to change password on MSE now?
    Originally posted by marialionza
    Seems so. Mine was 955 days old, but I don't recall ever changing it in the ten years I've been a member!
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    • zer01
    • By zer01 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
    Very strange indeed. They must be doing something with the security of the site.
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    • compingtinkertink2010
    • By compingtinkertink2010 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
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    • #9
    • 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
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    • 9th Feb 18, 2:58 PM
    I put the old password as new one.... I like it - didnt want to change it - went through ok. I wonder if there has been a security breach or something...
    • Pma1961
    • By Pma1961 9th Feb 18, 3:06 PM
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    My wife had the same (using FF I use Chrome), worrying thing for her was the padlock in the address bar where they wanted her to change her password had a red line through it, so wondering has MSE been hacked?
    • marialionza
    • By marialionza 9th Feb 18, 3:07 PM
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    I've been thinking they might have been hacked and the hackers are asking for passwords...or God know what drama!!!
    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO HELPS HERE
    • Biker*Chick
    • By Biker*Chick 9th Feb 18, 3:09 PM
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    Me too - odd!
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    • Pma1961
    • By Pma1961 9th Feb 18, 3:10 PM
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    I've been thinking they might have been hacked and the hackers are asking for passwords...or God know what drama!!!
    Originally posted by marialionza
    I just said the same on the other thread

    9th Feb 18, 3:06 PM
    My wife had the same (using FF I use Chrome), worrying thing for her was the padlock in the address bar where they wanted her to change her password had a red line through it, so wondering has MSE been hacked?
    • fermi
    • By fermi 9th Feb 18, 3:15 PM
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    fermi
    Password update prompt

    Hi everyone

    As eagle-eyed regular forum members have noticed already, we're asking you all to update your passwords. You should be doing this regularly for your own peace of mind.

    Some hadn't been updated for some time and we want to make sure you change them regularly.

    Thanks for your patience. Have a great weekend.

    Andrea
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    I'm a Board Guide on the Debt-Free Wannabe, Bankruptcy, Credit Cards and Loans boards. I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum running smoothly. Any views are mine and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com. Board guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com

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    • ben501
    • By ben501 9th Feb 18, 3:15 PM
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    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5791325

    Hi everyone

    As eagle-eyed regular forum members have noticed already, we're asking you all to update your passwords. You should be doing this regularly for your own peace of mind.

    Some hadn't been updated for some time and we want to make sure you change them regularly.

    Thanks for your patience. Have a great weekend.

    Andrea
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    • Makeandsave
    • By Makeandsave 9th Feb 18, 3:15 PM
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    Yeap i had to think what my password was to be able to change it lol.
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    • fermi
    • By fermi 9th Feb 18, 3:16 PM
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    fermi
    Password update prompt

    Hi everyone

    As eagle-eyed regular forum members have noticed already, we're asking you all to update your passwords. You should be doing this regularly for your own peace of mind.

    Some hadn't been updated for some time and we want to make sure you change them regularly.

    Thanks for your patience. Have a great weekend.

    Andrea
    Originally posted by MSE Andrea
    I'm a Board Guide on the Debt-Free Wannabe, Bankruptcy, Credit Cards and Loans boards. I volunteer to help get your forum questions answered and keep the forum running smoothly. Any views are mine and not the official line of moneysavingexpert.com. Board guides are not moderators. If you spot an inappropriate or illegal post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com

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    • LizB62
    • By LizB62 9th Feb 18, 3:24 PM
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    I've never changed my password on here and I'm sure I've been a member for at least 10 years, so this is definitely a new thing

    ** Update - yup, now that I've posted I can see that I joined in Sept 2006 and I've definitely had the same password all that time
    • BlueBella
    • By BlueBella 9th Feb 18, 3:26 PM
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    Me too - i was just asked to change mine!
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    • alfiemurphy
    • By alfiemurphy 9th Feb 18, 3:32 PM
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    eleven days - change password message .
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