Your account is inactive due to too many incorrect login tries

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    ... or something to that effect. Happened yesterday, but I didn't incorrectly login all day...

    Why did I get this message?

    I waited an hour and got in just fine.
     
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    Log in ban....
     
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    I was thinking more like accumulated vacation time from all my posts, sounds better than log in ban.

    Plus you'd think there would be a warning. I was really wondering if I was being hacked.
     
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    I just had to kick off 7 hackers on my sons computer with anti-hacking software..91% corrupted programs...
     
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    Ouch! Try a wifi user name like NSA.gov/punishablebydeath
     
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    You log out?

    I mean, that's even possible?

    I got logged out when I cleaned my cookies, which is why I hate to do that.
     
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    I clean everything out every time I even change sites, and it still remembers my login name and password in the top left box thing. I just have to click the 'log in' button. I assumed it was based on logging static IP,s not cookies. I was away for some months and it still had me in memory; even a year gone some time back, same thing.
     
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    When I was on MySpace some years ago, my account was locked after several login attempts with wrong passwords. It's a security measure to prevent your account from getting hacked and someone may have tried to log into your account on that day.
     
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    Yep, so my question is, will mods pursue posters who try this form of banning using their IP address?
     
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    So you are saying someone tried to hack your account?
     

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