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#1 Austen OFFLINE  

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Posted June 16, 2016 - 11:59 AM

I am writing this not to direct members to another site but rather as a courtesy to existing members of MTF who may have questions about the current password changes to hopefully address any confusion.

If you happen to be a member on MTF, please note the forum host, Vertical Scope, is currently requiring all members to change their password for security reasons.

You should be receiving an automated email with information on password change.
If you do not receive an automated email, you will need to go through the password reset process.
Here is the discussion thread for this topic on MTF: www.mytractorforum.com/4-mytractorforum-com-site-help/1015186-attention-password-security-update.html#post9637634

Thank you for bearing with us during these changes. Please contact me if you have any questions.

Austen

Edited by MH81, June 16, 2016 - 09:31 PM.

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Posted June 16, 2016 - 12:57 PM

Thanks Austin, It is affecting a lot of sites. Been changing passwords all morning that I use like Sears, McMasters, UPS etc.

 

http://gardentractor...-explains-alot/


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 01:38 PM

Ya I can't do anything in there. When my computer switched to win 10 I never could get back in. Still have a year left on subscription.                        Roger


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 03:11 PM

I left that place 3 years ago, came here, never looked back.


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 05:40 PM

Weird, I had to log into sites today, including here , which I usually always stay logged on !


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 06:10 PM

Guess I won't be over there anymore as my e-mail has changed!


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 06:42 PM

ya, they haven't responded to my requests and email change so I guess I'm not welcome there anymore. I noticed that when I posted something a while ago, it never got a response and then was removed. Glad to be here. Can' t think of a better place.                                                                                    Roger


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 06:43 PM

Vertical Scope, is currently requiring all members to change their password for security reasons.

 

Let's go ahead and be totally honest here. The data breach occurred in February and they're just getting around to telling you now.

 

Note to Carbon Media: If that would ever happen to you, go ahead and tell us right away. It might help us keep the members we have.


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 07:18 PM

Let's go ahead and be totally honest here. The data breach occurred in February and they're just getting around to telling you now.

 

Note to Carbon Media: If that would ever happen to you, go ahead and tell us right away. It might help us keep the members we have.

Maybe it already has and we don't know?? :rolling:


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 07:24 PM

Maybe it already has and we don't know?? :rolling:

This may explain, or not.

http://www.latimes.c...snap-story.html


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 07:30 PM

ya, they haven't responded to my requests and email change so I guess I'm not welcome there anymore. I noticed that when I posted something a while ago, it never got a response and then was removed. Glad to be here. Can' t think of a better place.                                                                                    Roger

You can email DJ in WV directly by contacting me by PM.


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 07:38 PM

This may explain, or not.

http://www.latimes.c...snap-story.html

 

That is the reason why, Larry. They are also suggesting changing your password (at a minimum) once every six months from here on out.

 

Kinda gives you a warm, fuzzy feeling when you realize how much they care.


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Posted June 16, 2016 - 08:17 PM

You can email DJ in WV directly by contacting me by PM.

You can email DJinWV direct here mtf.admndjinwv@gmail.com


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Posted June 17, 2016 - 06:49 AM

After the recent Nazi admins/mods encounter, I won't be back there anyway. Pretty sad when moderators tell an original thread poster to monitor what the members say on his thread instead of dealing with that person directly.


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Posted June 17, 2016 - 06:59 AM

Got an email last night. DJ in WV said it should be all set now. Thanks Larry.                                                                                                             Roger






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