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Posted · Original PosterOP

What Steam guard thing?

You log in from a new device, it sends you an email with a code, you enter the code onto device, and it's then authorised.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

So unless your e-mail was compromised, how did they get into your account and send yourself those messages?

I dunno...


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Enable 2-factor auth?

OK, I'll look into that

 

EDIT: Already have it


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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What Steam guard thing?

This one:

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That sends you mails like this one:

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When you log in from a new browser/computer/device


SELECT SignatureText FROM Signatures WHERE User = 'UselessBread';

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Posted · Original PosterOP

This one:

attachicon.gifScreen shot 2015-01-02 at 12.06.13.PNG

That sends you mails like this one:

attachicon.gifScreen shot 2015-01-02 at 12.06.51.PNG

When you log in from a new browser/computer/device

Yep


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP

And for gmail too? :)

Not for gmail

 

EDIT: Now I do


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So unless your e-mail was compromised, how did they get into your account and send yourself those messages?

It spams from the friends list. 


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yeah i've had 4 messages like that and it downloaded bloat ware and trojan horse to my PC.


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You log in from a new device, it sends you an email with a code, you enter the code onto device, and it's then authorised.

  

This one:attachicon.gifScreen shot 2015-01-02 at 12.06.13.PNGThat sends you mails like this one:attachicon.gifScreen shot 2015-01-02 at 12.06.51.PNGWhen you log in from a new browser/computer/device

Is that enabled with the Steam application?


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Posted · Original PosterOP

  

Is that enabled with the Steam application?

You right click on steam in your taskbar, go to settings, and it says there wether it's on or off, and you can enable it from there too AFAIK


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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It spams from the friends list.

Soo they have accounts for that sole purpose and NeatSquid would not have needed to change his password?

 

Is that enabled with the Steam application?

I can't remember what I had to do as it was back in 2012 as seen in the screenshot, but IIRC all I did was verify my e-mail address.

Oh yes, you can disable it, but won't be able to trade.

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SELECT SignatureText FROM Signatures WHERE User = 'UselessBread';

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Soo they have accounts for that sole purpose and NeatSquid would not have needed to change his password?

Email and password should still be changed. Once you download and run the linked file, your account will spam the friends list.


If you ever need help with a build, read the following before posting: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/3061-build-plan-thread-recommendations-please-read-before-posting/
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Posted · Original PosterOP

Email and password should still be changed. Once you download and run the linked file, your account will spam the friends list.

I'll change my email too then, right? I have a couple spare

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EDIT: Done


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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Email and password should still be changed. Once you download and run the linked file, your account will spam the friends list.

I don't think he ran it. Did he?

SELECT SignatureText FROM Signatures WHERE User = 'UselessBread';

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I don't think he ran it. Did he?

I don't think he did but it's also best to change the information to avoid additional spam. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP

I don't think he did but it's also best to change the information to avoid additional spam. 

I pressed "Test" instead of "Install"


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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I pressed "Test" instead of "Install"

It doesn't make a difference which you pressed in this case.


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Posted · Original PosterOP

It doesn't make a difference which you pressed in this case.

I did a test on Malware Anti-Bytes and it says I'm clear, and I can't see any missing files.


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TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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That happened to me and @SAV1OUR

 

How'd you sort it? 


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I did a test on Malware Anti-Bytes and it says I'm clear, and I can't see any missing files.

Running the program gives permission to the Steam user account details. It has to do with the account and not the system the program is run on.

If you ever need help with a build, read the following before posting: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/3061-build-plan-thread-recommendations-please-read-before-posting/
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Posted · Original PosterOP

Running the program gives permission to the Steam user account details. It has to do with the account and not the system the program is run on.

Oh damn. I have no credit card info though


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Main PC || CPU - Xeon E3 1231 V3 || Motherboard - MSI Z97 PC Mate || CPU Cooler - Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO || RAM - 1x8GB HyperX Fury Blue || Graphics card - MSI TwinFrozr V GTX 970 || Storage - 1x BX100 250GB, 1x 1TB WD Blue || PSU - EVGA G2 750W || Case - Corsair 200R

TV PC || CPU - Pentium G3258 @ 4.5GHz 1.2V || Motherboard - MSI H81M-P33 || CPU Cooler - Stock || RAM - 2x4GB random Samsung RAM || Graphics card - Intel HD Graphics (will be R9 390 in a few weeks) || Storage - 1x SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB, 1x Samsung 1.5TB HDD || PSU - Corsair CX600M || Case - None (soon to be Cooler Master Elite 430)

 

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Oh damn. I have no credit card info though

The Steam account info is what allows them to use it to spam others. This is why your info should be changed if you ran the program.

If you ever need help with a build, read the following before posting: http://linustechtips.com/main/topic/3061-build-plan-thread-recommendations-please-read-before-posting/
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