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  1. Joni 327 posts
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    Note: This was discussed over video.

    This might seem redundant considering we already have Disable Firefox Sync on a lost phone or tablet and Change your Firefox Accounts password. However, we need an in-product link specifically for this scenario so users don't get confused.

    Note: This was discussed over video. This might seem redundant considering we already have [[Disable Firefox Sync on a lost phone or tablet]] and [[Change your Firefox Accounts password]]. However, we need an in-product link specifically for this scenario so users don't get confused.
  2. AliceWyman 4965 posts
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    Related: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/711934?#post-68895

    Posted by philipp on April 9, 2016

    there is now a blog post that explains why there was such a stringent rate-limiting in place for failed login attempts during the last days: https://blog.mozilla.org/services/2016/04/09/stolen-passwords-used-to-break-into-firefox-accounts/
    Related: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/711934?#post-68895 ''Posted by philipp on April 9, 2016'' <blockquote> there is now a blog post that explains why there was such a stringent rate-limiting in place for failed login attempts during the last days: https://blog.mozilla.org/services/2016/04/09/stolen-passwords-used-to-break-into-firefox-accounts/ </blockquote>
  3. AliceWyman 4965 posts
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    I'm moving this article from the Administration catgegory to "Troubleshooting" based on this contributors forum thread:

    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712048 Users reporting there sync accounts were hacked

    I'm moving this article from the Administration catgegory to "Troubleshooting" based on this contributors forum thread: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/712048 Users reporting there sync accounts were hacked
  4. AliceWyman 4965 posts
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    Related article? [[My sign in was “blocked for security reasons” on Firefox Accounts]]