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Journal nnet's Journal: Some loser

Some Windows loser tries to change my password. I get the following email from /.:

Your new password is xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.Your old password will still work until this password is used. Go to the URL below to log in:


Make sure you then CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD!

If you have received this message without having requested it, it is because someone attempted to use your username or e-mail address. It was mostly likely an innocent mistake, and they are not getting your password, so you can safely disregard this message.


In case you get multiple emails you didn't request, the requester's IP was Its user agent was "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1)" (not that you should trust that value, but it might be interesting).

dig -x

; > DiG 9.3.0 > -x
;; global options: printcmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER ;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 2, ADDITIONAL: 1


;; ANSWER SECTION: 86400 IN PTR d150-173-55.home.cgocable.net.

Nice try, LOSER.

There is no likelihood man can ever tap the power of the atom. -- Robert Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923