TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk

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TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk

Post by stratton » Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:00 pm

Change passwords. Consider uninstalling it if you're not using it.

One of my friends has it set to not autostart when their Mac is turned on.

TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk, and we still don’t know how
Service blames password reuse for attacks used to drain financial accounts.
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In the meantime, TeamViewer users should ensure their accounts are protected with a randomly generated password that's at least 10 characters long, contains numbers, symbols, and upper- and lower-case letters, and is unique. It's also a good idea to run TeamViewer only when it's truly needed, rather than allowing it to autostart each time a computer is turned on. How-To Geek has a thorough guide on locking down TeamViewer here.
Paul
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Re: TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk

Post by Mel Lindauer » Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:35 pm

stratton wrote:Change passwords. Consider uninstalling it if you're not using it.

One of my friends has it set to not autostart when their Mac is turned on.

TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk, and we still don’t know how
Service blames password reuse for attacks used to drain financial accounts.
...
In the meantime, TeamViewer users should ensure their accounts are protected with a randomly generated password that's at least 10 characters long, contains numbers, symbols, and upper- and lower-case letters, and is unique. It's also a good idea to run TeamViewer only when it's truly needed, rather than allowing it to autostart each time a computer is turned on. How-To Geek has a thorough guide on locking down TeamViewer here.
Paul
Thanks for the heads up, Paul.
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Re: TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk

Post by reriodan » Fri Jun 03, 2016 7:49 pm

Thx for the warning friendo

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