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 Post subject: Trojan on this site? - WTF
PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:11 am 
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I just read this email and clicked on the link. Does that mean I now have a trojan on my computer?

What the heck is going on? !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If that is so, why was this message left up. What kind of BS is this? What kind of $%^$%^$%^ is this?



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Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:33 am Post subject: E-mail to me reporting Spam
Hi today I got this e-mail.

Hello kimandsally,

You have received a new private message to your account on "SPCR" and you have requested that you be notified on this event. You can view your new message by clicking on the following link:

http://forums.silentpcreview.com/privms ... lder=inbox

Remember that you can always choose not to be notified of new messages by changing the appropriate setting in your profile.

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Please would you check this up as I think he has got hold of important data from you site he has e mailed me directly and now the message from my SPCR inbox is gone, it links to an online virus checker.
Then please would an Admin email me just in case I forget to check back.

Hope this is usefull,


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:11 pm 
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We apologize for this -- here's Mike C.'s announcement on this:

http://www.silentpcreview.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=57933

Someone registered and used the PM system to Spam folks. The account has been deleted, and the PM system is disabled for the time being.

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 Post subject: Re: Trojan on this site? - WTF
PostPosted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 2:40 pm 
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ces wrote:
I just read this email and clicked on the link.


Welcome to the internet. The good thing is, you might hesitate at least a bit before doing that a second time.

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