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'Ghost-user'

Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:41 am
by Metheny
Dear friends,
Some time ago I was surprised and a bit worried about a ‘ghost-user’ suddenly showing up amongst my users. There never had been a request e-mail to join, so there never was an acceptance from my side neither.
The user is there with login name, name, and e-mail :o
A bit spooky ! :shock:
Is that something to worry about? Is it possible for someone just to hack him/herself into being a user?
Not sure how to handle this. :?
Hope someone can give me some inside.
Thanks for your response! :)

Re: 'Ghost-user'

Posted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:03 am
by Simi123
I think, Someone known your pass email.

Re: 'Ghost-user'

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:20 am
by Metheny
Hi Simi123, thanks for your reply. There's no way someone could/must/should be able to simply appear as one of the members, without even a request, and a request being approved. I ask myself whether this is reason for serious concern about the safety and reliability. On the other hand there seem to be no complaints elsewhere.
I have no idea where this spooky member came from.
Wish one of the moderators could give me some inside on this :?: :?
Thanks in advance ! :)