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Re: [Y-Mail] Re: New threat: Preventing from signing out

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  • b l
    You might be able to circumvent a keylogger by cutting and pasting. Basically, write out the alphabet and then cut and paste the numbers and letters into a
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 24 10:41 PM
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      You might be able to circumvent a keylogger by cutting and pasting. Basically, write out the alphabet and then cut and paste the numbers and letters into a form.

      If you cannot log off, as mentioned, killing cookies will serve the same purpose.

      Good luck to you.

      Bruce


      --- On Wed, 2/23/11, Vincent Jorrand <vjorrand@...> wrote:

      From: Vincent Jorrand <vjorrand@...>
      Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Re: New threat: Preventing from signing out
      To: "Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com" <Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com>
      Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 2:42 PM



      Also note that on a public computer you have no way to know if the owner (or a previous user) installed a keylogger, logging all the keys you press, making any other security precaution on your part useless.

      Vincent


      From: sean.yinc <sean.yinc@...>
      To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 2:39 PM
      Subject: [Y-Mail] Re: New threat: Preventing from signing out

       
      There is no way to do it remotely. . .I could go into details but will refrain from doing so here. In general though that should not be a problem (see below).

      However, the one thing you can do, is that when you sign in. . . if you are on a public type computer like the one you are describing, make sure that you DO NOT check "Remember Me".

      If you do that, then once the window is closed, that computer / browser combination will not be able to automatically sign in and read your mail (generally speaking, there could be ways around this. . .but that is not the norm).

      Also, consider using the "Private Browsing" features of Mozilla / IE.

      And lastly, if you have access to the options of your browser, you can either remove all cookies, or at the very least block all 3rd party cookies.

      --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "na_sa_md" <na_sa_md@...> wrote:
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      > I encounter a problem, I signed in to my Yahoo mail in a public place but when I wanted to sign out, the process of signing out did not complete. Someone said that the security staff of the place preventing signing out to check your mail content. (I live in a place [middle east] that due to recent anti governmental protests is highly under control of government).
      > I changed my password in my home PC. Is there any way to become sure that the security staff of that place no longer have access to your mail?
      > Is there any way to sign out your mail remotely?
      >






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