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dale_z28

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Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« on: June 23, 2016, 11:29:16 PM »
I've seen references here to threads on Camaros.net, and have also seen them refer to CRG... so my question is, have any of you received an email from an admin on Camaros.net claiming to have reset your password? I got one, and haven't requested a reset, so I'm concerned it may be phishing or a scam
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2016, 11:34:21 PM »
Yes, it was mentioned earlier on camaros.net that this would be expected. I got a notification today in email.

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« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2016, 11:54:23 PM »
Yes, they are making us switch to a new password with characters/numbers/symbols that will need reset once a year. Kind of a PITA if you ask me. It's a car forum, not banking for Petes sake. I haven't gotten my notification, yet.

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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2016, 01:28:37 AM »
Thanks guys, I was concerned.
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2016, 02:58:38 AM »
It's pretty screwed up...   and the new format they slipped in a couple of months ago sucks too...  :(
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2016, 04:07:05 AM »
It's pretty screwed up...   and the new format they slipped in a couple of months ago sucks too...  :(
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2016, 04:23:05 AM »
I very rarely use that site. Just doesn't work good with my phone and finally found the classifieds geez
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2016, 07:15:07 AM »
It's pretty screwed up...   and the new format they slipped in a couple of months ago sucks too...  :(
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2016, 07:56:48 AM »
It's pretty screwed up...   and the new format they slipped in a couple of months ago sucks too...  :(

x3.5...you're aware that the old (classic) format is still an option, right ?
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2016, 11:52:34 AM »
So yes Camaros.net is tightening up password rules.  If you have not received an email from the Admins, it could be stuck in your spam folder or you have an old email addy in your profile.  If you cannot get in, let us know and we can verify your profile email, then you can use the password reset tool on the site.

As to why, you can blame the hackers and the people that use the same password on different sites (like Mark Zuckerburg and Linkedin :)

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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #10 on: June 24, 2016, 01:14:58 PM »
It's pretty screwed up...   and the new format they slipped in a couple of months ago sucks too...  :(

x3.5...you're aware that the old (classic) format is still an option, right ?

I did that once, a year or so ago, but this time it changed, I can't find where to set the 'classic' option....   Can you point me in the right direction?
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #11 on: June 24, 2016, 01:25:55 PM »
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I did that once, a year or so ago, but this time it changed, I can't find where to set the 'classic' option....   Can you point me in the right direction?

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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #12 on: June 24, 2016, 01:36:27 PM »
Thanks 77Thor...    that worked, and I'd never have been able to dig thru all the 'crap' options without that help~  :)

The programmer who maintains that site is obviously 'carried away' by himself....
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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #13 on: June 24, 2016, 01:58:33 PM »
 I've been in IT for 30+ years and can attest to the need for better P/W rules due to the reasons Kevin mentions. Also, depending on the operating type and version, some of the current O/S's have minimal password rules setup as their default which includes ageing and rule sets for string structure (ex: upper case, length, numerics). You would be very surprised how many automated login attempt 'bots are out there that will systematically work through username and passwords in an attempt to gain unauthorized access. That is why most sites will allow only X number of login attempts before either locking your account or setting an account login timeout to so many minutes or hours. As for camaros.net, I'm not sure how their logins are captive in regards to shell escaping to get to an O/S prompt, if at all. I'm sure that is confidential information.
  Hopefully camaros.net is using some form of UNIX or Linux  instead of WinBlows 8)

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Re: Camaros.net password reset by admin?
« Reply #14 on: June 24, 2016, 02:58:18 PM »
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I did that once, a year or so ago, but this time it changed, I can't find where to set the 'classic' option....   Can you point me in the right direction?

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