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Very weird password change problem

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#1 YesImOtto


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Posted 15 March 2012 - 06:12 AM

Hi BleepingComputer

I have a really weird problem...I just got home, and normally I would log on to Steam.

I logged on to Steam.....and it asked for my password. I entered it correctly, however it said that the password was incorrect. So I tried to make it send a password to the email account I used to register my Steam account. I went to my hotmail, and.....the password I entered was wrong too. So....finally I checked my Gmail account and it says "Your password was changed 1 hour ago"


I have contacted them all asking for help, but I post here because I want to know....what is this?? Could this be virus? Trojan? I just ran AVG and there were 4 trojan, could this be the cause of all this?

What is more is that I managed to reset my Gmail password, only to have it changed again by "someone" or "something".....


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#2 buddy215


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Posted 15 March 2012 - 11:44 AM

You should scan your computer with Super AntiSpyware Free and Eset Online Scanner. Then post the results in the Am I Infected....Forum.
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Valve suggests that you change your Steam password and keep a close eye on your credit card and bank statements. See our previous story on what to do if you're a victim of a data breach for more steps you can take to protect your personal information. Now would also be a good time to look at using Steam Guard. Steam Guard is available to all account holders, and prevents others from accessing Steam from an unknown computer unless you enter a code, which is delivered to your email.

Also, you should make sure your email address is verified with Steam in order to set up security features like secure questions.

To get more tips on keeping your Steam account secure, visit Steamís security page.

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