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by J4art / April 9, 2011 2:03 AM PDT

Is it possible for someone (amateur hacker?) to shut down my Yahoo Messenger? Perhaps this is just a fluke of Yahoo but this happened soon after a questionable person tried to chat and I did not want to. Yahoo Messenger was working fine until then.
Just wondering... I have downloaded the newest version now and so far it's OK.

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I suppose it is possible
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / April 9, 2011 5:45 AM PDT
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A quick look through Google didn't find my anything about this, but if Yahoo Messenger allows scripts to be downloaded, then I would imagine this is possible.

Probably not by an amateur hacker, although if the instructions were simple, then why not.

I see you have downloaded and installed a new version of YM, but I would suggest you change any password you use with it as well.


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by J4art / April 9, 2011 6:31 AM PDT

Hi Mark,

Yes, I downloaded Yahoo Messenger 10 right after losing access. I'm not going to try the Beta one yet.
I have been bad about changing my passwords. But I will now. Thanks for your help.


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