Tagged: Security

Xat Implements New Security Feature

Xat Implements New Security Feature

Xat has just added a new security feature that more effectively protects your account against potential phishing. How it works Users that only access their Xat accounts from home or from one specific computer, can now activate “account locking”. This will restrict access to your Xat account to only the...

Xat’s New Anti-Phishing Page

Xat’s New Anti-Phishing Page

A picture is worth a thousand words, the adage goes, and Xat has taken that quite literally in an effort to help thwart off recent phishing attacks. Xat has launched a new and improved redirect page that they hope will better and more universally communicate the importance of not entering...

Remove a Xat Reserve Block

Remove a Xat Reserve Block

Xat has added a new feature that allows frustrated users to remove their Xat reserve. Xat reserve, according to the Xat wiki… …is a new xat feature to protect your xats, days and powers from other people who would try to scam them from you… The problem, at least for...

Xat Implements New User Name Login

Xat Implements New User Name Login

Xat, possibly in an effort to prevent the phishing of email accounts, appears to have made a change to their login system. A quick visit to the Xat login page shows the following change (see pic). Users will find that the traditional “email/password” login has been replaced with a new “xat name/password” login....

New Xat Safe Trade 3.0 – Safer!

New Xat Safe Trade 3.0 – Safer!

Early this morning Xat rolled out a new, “safer” version of Safe Trade. We’ve tried it out and, so far, we haven’t seen any noticeable changes in the trading process or the interface; we’re assuming that something on the backend has been upgraded to help secure user transactions and to...