Yes, since we started manually approving new user registrations it's been nearly impossible for spammers in China to sign up and post their links for penis enlargement and such like. They don't realise heroes like us only need to mod our cars. :haha:
They are now getting desperate enough to try hacking into accounts which is what you both have experienced. If they haven't gained access then at least you know you have used a decent password. Apologies for any concerns folks and thanks for the vigilance!