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04-06-2011, 03:09 AM
I assume this email is a dodgy one trying to steal my account?


Sent from: noreply@support.steampowered.com

Please do not reply to this email. This email has been sent by a machine, replies will not be read.


Someone (hopefully you) has requested to reset your password at the Steam Support helpdesk. If you did not request this reset, please ignore this message.

To reset your password, please visit the following page:

If asked, your password reset key is : (xxxxxxx)

When you visit the above page (which you must do within 24 hours), you will be prompted to enter a new password. After you have submitted the form, you can log in normally using the new password you set.

The IP address of the person requesting this password reset is:

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I've got no idea which IP address is claiming to change my password, but i've had two emails in the past two days, exactly. the same.

The "password reset key" is included in the link which the email wants me to go to. Keyloggers ahoy?

Obviously, I removed the link which the email sent me, but I can remove the IP address if that needs to be removed to?

ALG ( ε )
04-06-2011, 03:27 AM
As far as I know, official support email is support@steampowered.com so you better not click any links from that mail, might be a scam

04-06-2011, 03:33 AM
I thought as much.

I don't trust a single email like that which comes through :P Just wanted to inform people that there seems to be a whole lot of these being sent at the moment.

I assumed that my password would be changed to the "key" that the email indicates, and then account stolen.