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Hacked, but no damage done.

Change your email password as well as your origin password and make them different.

*edit*

Originally posted this from my phone while driving. Anyways. It sound more like your email was compromised because if they asked for a password reset and were able to change your origin password that way. It seems a little weird. What email service do you use? Obviously they didn't want to steal the email account if they didn't even bother changing the password on your email.

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  • porkpiesteve
    229 posts
    edited January 2014
    spAnser wrote:
    Change your email password as well as your origin password and make them different

    Yep spAnser done that mate :) still dont know how it happened, and i work in IT LOL!
  • CoffeeMars
    1058 posts
    edited January 2014
    Yes I couldn't log in for what felt like hours. Whoever was in my account spent some donuts but I can't figure out on what.
  • porkpiesteve
    229 posts
    edited January 2014
    CoffeeMars wrote:
    Yes I couldn't log in for what felt like hours. Whoever was in my account spent some donuts but I can't figure out on what.

    Ahh that not good, take it you changed passwords on email once you was back in.
  • CoffeeMars
    1058 posts
    edited January 2014
    Actually I had a notification from EA. That's why I just logged in. I found it odd. As soon as I logged in it took me directly to my user settings
  • Octane699
    133 posts
    edited January 2014
    Anyone else ever had their Origin account hacked? Tried to login said invalid email or password, requested password reset and went to my email only to see a message from origin my password was reset as requested 2 days before, what's that all about?

    YO, that sucks! Was anything changed in your town? I don't understand what can be gained from someone hacking your town? They can't transfer anything to their account, right? I would be pissed...
  • ishodu95
    14 posts Member
    edited January 2014
    I signed in one day over x-mas and ended up in someone else s town. Never entered any password or anything just thought it was auto logging me in. I logged out and back in and it was mine again. So there might be issues other than hacking.
  • annettemarc
    7720 posts Member
    edited January 2014
    Anyone else ever had their Origin account hacked? Tried to login said invalid email or password, requested password reset and went to my email only to see a message from origin my password was reset as requested 2 days before, what's that all about?

    Okay, I'm going completely off-topic because I keep forgetting to mention to porkpiesteve that the gif in your avatar ALWAYS makes me smile, partly because the cat-on-cat scenario makes me think of this photo by a renowned wildlife photographer, Suzi Eszterhas:

    babycheetahplayingwithmommy.jpg
    USA/UK Race To Throw Country Into Utter Chaos = TOO CLOSE TO CALL
  • dill1784
    36 posts
    edited January 2014
    I bet it was that Josh boy that hacked you. *Shakes head in shame*
  • lolreallynext
    186 posts Member
    edited January 2014
    spAnser wrote:
    Change your email password as well as your origin password and make them different.

    *edit*

    Originally posted this from my phone while driving. Anyways. It sound more like your email was compromised because if they asked for a password reset and were able to change your origin password that way. It seems a little weird. What email service do you use? Obviously they didn't want to steal the email account if they didn't even bother changing the password on your email.



    aaahhh ha you do this while driving too!! lol, in houston you cant help but use your phone since you drive so much
  • philippama998
    738 posts Member
    edited January 2014
    Anyone else ever had their Origin account hacked? Tried to login said invalid email or password, requested password reset and went to my email only to see a message from origin my password was reset as requested 2 days before, what's that all about?

    Not quite that but I couldnt log in to my town at around midnight either. It kept giving me a reply that an error occured. I was nervous my donuts would be gone, my town lost or anything. This morning I tried it again and all was OK. Donuts, Money, Tickets and Friends at normal.

    Maybe a screw up on their servers. I noticed that with the Kamiko(?) update the crashes of my game reduced significantly so I wonder if they fix their servers (thus causing issues for everyone)
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