Password uid creds virus or hack?

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  1. Ancestor

    Ancestor Contributor

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    I don't know anything about security, but something is causing my passwords to become invalid each time I log in. I was going through the request new pass process but then realized it was the same thing over and over and I don't have time to reset 10 different accounts every day. Sometimes it doesn't work even after resetting. That's really irritating.

    Anybody know about this or how to get rid of it?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Humanoid

    Humanoid SS.org Regular

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    Maybe take a time to setup 2FA and possibly use a password manager. I recommend KeePassXC.
     
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    1. Run malwarebytes cause if what you describe is in fact what is happening then you should be very concerned. If that doesn't pick anything up:

    2. Turn off caps lock/turn on num lock
    3. Make sure all the keys work on your keyboard
    4. Get a password manager like he said

    5. If it continues not working/behaving like you said, nuke your computer and reinstall the OS from zero.
     

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