Someone used my password and copied a private conversation. Is there a way to find out what computer signed onto my facebook other than mine. They did not use my computer? Is there a way to retrieve things that have been permanantly deleted? Thanks so much for any help!!
Someone used my password and got unto Facebook and copied a private conversation(13 posts)
Kizmo, hi. In facebook nothing is private, it is connected to google. This is a common problem and the facebook privacy is appalling. It is part of the Google network as well.
I would, as an immediate resolve, delete your facebook profile.
Never use it again.
You need to contact facebook with your problem immediately
Isn't it illegal to use someones username and password to get private conversations? This was something that was a private convo that you would have tologin in under my user and password to view?
Everything on facebook is private, AS LONG AS:
- you kept it private
- someone didn't get your password
You can check what other sessions of your account are running by going into Account Settings> Security> Active Sessions
End the session which doesn't sound fine. And turn on Login approvals.
Every time I sign into FB from a different computer I get a screen that asks for my computer name? FB then sends me e-mail (to the registered e-mail address) that info. Now someone can use ANY name for the computer it wants, so that may not help, but you would KNOW that another computer connected.
This is a typical message I get :
Hi Irv Spalten,
A new device named "XPS-435" logged into your Facebook account (Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 4:10pm) from Clermont, FL, US (IP=xx.xxx.xxx.xx). (Note: This location is based on information from your ISP or wireless provider.)
This device has been added to your account.
Was this you? If so, you can disregard the rest of this email.
If this wasn't you, please follow the link below to protect your Facebook account information:
https:// <== specific URL is here to a protection link....
To learn how login notifications like this one can help you to protect your account information, visit the Help Center: http://www.facebook.com/help/?.....fications.
Please note: Facebook will never request your login information through email.
The Facebook Team
If you DID NOT get one of these, then I'd assume someone used YOUR computer. Otherwise I'd think you're supposition is wrong. Whomever you had that private discussion with 'leaked' it to someone else.
I could be wrong though... it could have been the other person whom you had the conversation with that was compromised?
Edit by MOD: IP Address removed.
How did someone get your password? If you gave it to them then they had permission. If it was guessable then your account is not secure nor private. If you do not securely hold your passwords from others it is not secure. Unless one uses encryption one can NEVER assume anything you place on the internet is secure.
Mod, which ever you were, not my IP Address. That was changed before and is no longer 'me'. I didn't bother changing it.. figured it would work for the 'sample'. I guess I broke the rules, sorry.
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