What to do after your account is hacked?

in #witness-categorylast year (edited)

If it seems too good to be true, it probably isn't true.

Recently there are the phishing comments and some of you unfortunately clicked the link and input your password, and later you found out your funds are stolen and transferred out immediately.

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If you still have your master password - please immediately change your master password:
You can do it in https://steemitwallet.com

If you don't have it - or have used it already - which may be changed by the scammer , you need to start the account recovery process: You can do this at: https://steemitwallet.com/recover_account_step_1

Please note that the account recovery process requires you having your previous password - and this can only be done within 30 days.

The @steemit engineering team is working on this and hopefully these comments will be hidden from the front-end.

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@steemit my account https://steemit.com/@mdsalauddin has hacked someone transferred 5.758SBD + 10.321STEEM to https://steemit.com/@robertl13 kindly check this out and please return my 5.758SBD + 10.321STEEM. I haven't click on any fake airdrop. He stole my SBD+STEEM in this morning( In 2 month ago.) Check my transactions.

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thanks for the information

Thanks for share great information

thanks for the information

So nice to hear about it. Will the stolen funds be recovered too?

pai pai pai~

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this is amazing article

@justyy dear my steemit account has been hacked but i changed my keys, now again i need to change my master key, or not,, Will the stolen funds be recovered too? i lost my all steem working asset few month ago, so there was also my invement plz

Always be wary of the links, it is dangerous as we had seen in this example where scores of people had been victimized @justyy

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my account https://steemit.com/@farhanali has hacked someone transferred 278 $STEEM to https://steemit.com/@socialbomber kindly check this out and please return my 278 $STEEM. I haven't click on any fake airdrop.

Done!

Thanks!

Yo casi caigo en esto que bueno que vi primero esta información, muchas gracias

que importante es esta información. gracias

I'm glad I didn't click on any of this nonsense

Gracias por esta información.

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my account https://steemit.com/@sridhara has hacked someone transferred 8.758SBD + 8.321STEEM to https://steemit.com/@robertl13 kindly check this out and please return my 8.758SBD + 8.321STEEM. I haven't click on any fake airdrop. He stole my SBD+STEEM in this morning( 10hours ago.)

Hi, @sridhara,

Your STEEM is unfortunately lost. But since you can still post, it means that he only used your Active key and did not change all your keys.

Please change your keys as soon as possible by using your master key on https://steemitwallet.com/.

Thank you,

I‘ll do as you instructed. Thank you

Thanks for information... Resteem..!!