Re: Security Question
From: Tom (anonymous_at_discussions.microsoft.com)
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 06:50:36 -0700
Unplug your modem when you leave and see if you are still
having problems calling home. You may also want to
forward your calls to another phone as previously
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>> Is it possible for someone to access your AOL account
>> from a remote location, and while they are accessing
>> account it makes your phone line busy??
>Hard to say. There are any of a number of ways to steal
your password; true
>for any service, too, not just AOL. There are ways to
set a modem to answer
>an incoming call.
>However, the two in combination is unlikely. I do not
know that the AOL
>software is capable of auto-answering an incoming call.
I rather think not.
>If your AOL account is being accessed from your computer
on the premise,
>then somebody is most likely physically sitting at the
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