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Report: #1175859

Complaint Review: Complaintsboard.com - Internet

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Complaintsboard.com Mediolex Ltd Complaintsboard.com has been hacked ? Am I in danger ? Latvia Internet

*Consumer Comment: Wow . Crazy if true

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Hi all.

I just received this email. Long story short, I psoted a consumer complaints at www.complaintsboard.com a few months back. It was a legitimate complaint against my old boss to expose him of the corrupt practices in business he adhered to.

Today, I received a message from Complaintsboard.com which looks fishy -

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Subject: We have been hacked . All will be revealed

Hello,

Anonymous has hacked Complaintsboard.com. ja ja

We have the email data and website database copy exclusively in our posesion. Not the webmaster has it, but we do.

We not examine it for few days. We have IP address and EMail address of everyone. We have all secret information of posters of the compalints and we will provide it to public for lawsuits and action.

We make a big file and send it to all lawyers agencies and governmentts who will shut down this website and arrest the owners. We will release identity photo bills and all documenrts on real identity of owners. if you plan to post complaint here then think twice. your identity will be revealed and you will be prosecuted for defamation.

Sit tight and wait for us to contact you. We will give you all the information. Who psoted things against your company etc. Ip addrss and email. We will expose how complaintsboard made money by running so many fraud sites.

Our email for contact is complaintsboard@runbox.com . See you there

Bye

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Either this is an attempt to blackmail all users into paying a hefty sum to keep their information private (otherwise we'd all be sued left right and center), or the website complaintsboard.com has actually been hacked. In both the cases, I feel my private information (and hundreds and thousands of other users who value their privacy) are in a lot of danger from these east european thugs (or the hackers).

What if they release the database ? Will that stand as evidence in the courtroom? Isn't this doubtful since this data is hacked, and not really legitimate anymore ? What happens to complaintsboard.com now? What if its the complaintsboard.com guys doing this to blackmail its users? Is Ripoffreport.com safe enough or should i think twice before posting anything here or on any other consumer complaint site ?

Did anyone else receive this email as well? I'm going crazy here. Please tell me what I should do :(

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#1 Consumer Comment

Wow . Crazy if true

AUTHOR: Bob - ()

POSTED: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wow. If complaintsboard is hacked, its like a mini version of Ripoffreport itself. These hackers can reveal all the IP address and Email address of every complaint, abuses and comment posted there which can start a mini war. Imagine thousands of people being dragged to court for lawsuits when their 'anonymous profile' is not to anonymous anymore.

Can this information be used to start a class action lawsuit against complaintsboard? I think are in big trouble. Ripoffreport needs to stay safe from these hackers.

(getting some beer and popcorn to watch the madness unfold. strage this hasnt hit the news yet)

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