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Old 21-03-2011, 18:05   #16
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Re: Hacking into virgin boxes

Hi i have not recieved an email to answer your questions!-sirius-
Look the keys for the boxes are a one fits all/ anybody can get hold of one of them and also hand held test phone to test lines- and away they go- can also ring abroad from an outside box. VIRGIN security is being breached i don't care what you say.
A man from round here decided to go back to virgin as the other broadband was slower-

his line did not go on so he rang up -VIRGIN- said to him that for 2 days his line had been used!
this is last week-
if virgin don't look into this how do you know it's not happening.
Virgin are looking into how his line security was broached----er they were supposed to log that i wanted my bill looking at as i heard about the hackings

Virgin employees here-you are going to be biased.
why hasn't Richard Branson ordered a check up of the system?
Is it because he is not aware of it?If so why?
Someone here posted a link where a guy wrote to this forum saying he knew he had not made the calls but his bill was sky high.

Folks this is going on.

who was the guy on my line -twice-asking me to redial mobile numbers?

bring back serpico he knows a cover up.
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Old 21-03-2011, 18:10   #17
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Re: Hacking into virgin boxes

and yet you don't answer the questions... I'm going to put you on BLOCK as you are not here for help, that is clear.
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Old 21-03-2011, 22:07   #18
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Re: Hacking into virgin boxes

Sue-key

Your friends like may not have gone active as the number may have been allocated to another line, this probably required a technician call to change the pair range over in the cabinet.

As for your comments about making calls from cabinets, I think you need to stop reading conspiracy books... even if someone had the ability to do this then what makes you think it was a Virgin Tech, why not a BT tech who would probably be better prepared for something like this.

What you have probably experienced is a crossed line, but even those invalid call charges could be identified quickly. Have you checked to see what the numbers are? Is there a chance someone else in your house could have called them?
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Old 22-03-2011, 12:17   #19
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Re: Hacking into virgin boxes

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Virgin employees here-you are going to be biased.
and the BT engineer who told you isn't?

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why hasn't Richard Branson ordered a check up of the system?
Is it because he is not aware of it?If so why?
Possibly because he has no operational control over Virgin Media - he just sold them the brand. And if he did I'm sure he would spend is time monitoring the complaints system

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Someone here posted a link where a guy wrote to this forum saying he knew he had not made the calls but his bill was sky high.
...and there have been many cases where this has happenned and in most of them Virgin has rescinded the offending charges so yes it does happen but doesn't have to be the major conspiracy you think it is.

By the way - I am not a Virgin employee just in case you were thinking that!!
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Old 22-12-2019, 15:50   #20
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Re: Hacking into virgin boxes

Quick bit of advise when calling companies, I found Virgin are quite for customer service so I would say they fall to the of the list of companies I do this with.

Always start the call with "This call is being recorder both for my personal records and to protect myself in the event of any future, unforeseen issues"

Staff everywhere are less likely to mess you about or F**K up if they think there's a chance they'll get shii for it.
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Welcome - fyi, using asterisks to avoid the site swear filter is against our T&Cs, so please don't do it again.

https://www.cableforum.uk/board/show...6#post35295107

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Why you worrying about someone trolling a 9yr old thread?
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Why you worrying about someone trolling a 9yr old thread?
That's my role.

You appear to be confusing "worrying" with "moderating"...
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