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Arian Maverick 11-15-2006 12:29 PM

Beware of Spam!
Although I have deleted the spam thread VenusinAries originally posted this article on, I would like to create another thread to share this with the community:

Arian Maverick

[deleted overly long quote added in website instead - Moderator]

VenusInAries 11-15-2006 03:21 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
Ahhh I didn't originally post it lol :P I pointed it out Phenhere posted it I didn't know what the link was the posted so my mercury in gemini said ooo what is that lol and when I clicked it my virus protector went off and said oooo bad so wanted others to know about it just incase I didn't want someone to click that link that didn't have any kind of virus protector :) but noooooooooooooo ::sad pisces eyes:: I didn't start that link :(

VenusInAries 11-15-2006 03:23 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
oh but I am super glad you removed the post I was worried about anyone clicking it so that is why I posted like a jillion times and included that article I didn't want anyone to get that trojan :)

madhusudan1230 12-08-2007 10:29 AM

Re: Beware of Spam!
Yes i also receeive so many of the spam mail s that i just hate ..thnks

Liquid Green 12-08-2007 11:01 AM

Re: Beware of Spam!
I would like to know, can links be dangerous when it shown to be from the forum??? (address to go to another thread)

What about links to other sites??

4leafclovah 01-15-2008 10:38 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
I would just like to say that I am LOVING this board! ( though I like it better when the board isn't so narrow ;))

MorganaL 06-01-2010 05:09 AM

Re: Beware of Spam! Yea! Beware of Spam! That stuff is dangerous!

beginner 08-25-2011 01:17 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
why this is sticky?

akshat005 08-30-2013 01:32 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
Yes, I get too many spam mails and I want to know tricks to get rid from spam.

kenbroz 10-11-2013 04:55 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!

Originally Posted by MorganaL (Post 210151) Yea! Beware of Spam! That stuff is dangerous!

I get thousands of spam in email, and links on the screen, how do I remove it?

Bunraku 08-03-2014 04:43 AM

Re: Beware of Spam!
The methods of spreading spam are getting very clever.

On face book, if you agreed to let a 3rd party access your account, there might be a chance that you've allowed spammers to use your account. This happens a lot because when people play games or take quizzes through face book, you check an agreement so that the 3rd party app can post your statistics and interaction with them on your wall/share them to other walls.

If you have gotten those messages on face book that says "Hey, are you mad?" and then they suddenly post a cryptic link, clicking those links will probably let a 3rd party access your account so they can take over and send messages to other people. Then the cycle goes on.
One of the people I've added sent everyone on their friends list a video with a provocative title so everyone could click it, and once it was clicked it will access your account and make your account post the spam.

I'm not sure if it's only the 3rd party apps or if there's some virus that does it actually, but that's what I can think of right now. It's not happening only on face book, but other social apps too.

chongjasmine 09-27-2015 01:49 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
I don't mind the spam in my spam mail folder since I could easily delete them.
I do mind the spam in my inbox, though.
They are just plain annoying.

Eleni1 05-28-2017 07:27 PM

Re: Beware of Spam!
There is someone that send spam pms!
He invite you to a chat where noone (except one how claims to be astrologer) knows about astrology and there is a gay Moderator that is talking about his sexual parteners all the time...swears and offend members! This is how the chat operates mainly.
Please be careful !
Thank the moderator of the forum that banned them in order to not invite members and then swear to them and offend them.

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