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Offline TwinTurbo

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« on: January 16, 2010, 11:57:39 AM »
Dear All

Please ignore any PM you have regarding a Virus on your computer. This looks like a SCAM.

THANKS

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« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2010, 12:36:48 PM »
Just noticed the email and saw that the person has a zero post count, seemed very unlikely that it was genuine.

Thanks for the heads up.
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2010, 18:47:11 PM »
I've had it to soon as I signed in.

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Someone needs to look at the set up on here, there are settings to stop this kind on thing and certainly someone who is still in the Validating process shouldnt be be able to send any pm's putting forum members at risk.
« Last Edit: January 16, 2010, 18:47:40 PM by Taps »

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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2010, 19:35:25 PM »
Quote from: Taps
I've had it to soon as I signed in.

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Someone needs to look at the set up on here, there are settings to stop this kind on thing and certainly someone who is still in the Validating process shouldnt be be able to send any pm's putting forum members at risk.


I guess it's turned on so that validating users can contact the MODs regarding validation. from my investigation there is no way to limit them to just sending to the Administration team and not all memebers.  

The option for MASS PM is turned off already, so this must have been a BOT.

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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2010, 19:37:41 PM »
i did not get a pm from adminlady. i guess i was lucky.

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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2010, 21:33:53 PM »
I got this PM when logging on today:

Dear, KIB!

A virus alert was noticed on your computer.
We highly recommend you to check your computer and perform online virus check at our site immediately: http://antivirus.effectmeds.com/KIB]http://antivirus.effectmeds.com/KIB
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Sincerely, Forum Administration www.fordpower.org.uk.



Luckily, I noticed she was a new member with only a few posts before clicking on the link
 
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« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2010, 22:12:04 PM »
Thanks for the heads up TT.

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« Reply #7 on: January 17, 2010, 03:35:43 AM »
well since we are a larger bb now we should expect this sort of attension i guess but there is always going to be some one.
In this case a company They are always going to find a way to crack the system.

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i have now banned the IP and the email addy to..............

seems they are desperate for trade, so much so they break trading rules i would think.
« Last Edit: January 17, 2010, 03:39:10 AM by maddoldbugger »

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« Reply #8 on: January 17, 2010, 08:29:07 AM »
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well since we are a larger bb now we should expect this sort of attension i guess but there is always going to be some one.
In this case a company They are always going to find a way to crack the system.

AdminLady
mirovoj****@antivir-labs.com

i have now banned the IP and the email addy to..............

seems they are desperate for trade, so much so they break trading rules i would think.


IP must be double blocked now

TT

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« Reply #9 on: January 17, 2010, 13:22:21 PM »
I got this warning as soon as I logged on, But when I followed the link it was automatically picked up and banned by the oil company computor that i use offshore, thus not letting me go any further.
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« Reply #10 on: January 17, 2010, 23:09:18 PM »
Just ban new users from being able to PM but give them Tony's email incase they have a problem.

That way everyone is happy & Tone gets all the spam  


Oh & well done team for a speedy response
« Last Edit: January 17, 2010, 23:10:20 PM by Dave »
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« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2010, 23:35:26 PM »
Quote from: Dave
Just ban new users from being able to PM but give them Tony's email incase they have a problem.

That way everyone is happy & Tone gets all the spam  


Oh & well done team for a speedy response


Olaf has tweaked a few more bit and bobs to supliment the basics I have done.


It definatly did not make it to all users, not even close. So I may have nipped it in the bud, would have been sooner but I was out for a quick battery recharge session in the Mondeo.

TT

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« Reply #12 on: January 20, 2010, 13:32:32 PM »
ive had it too,as soon as i logged on but,luckily it says that the user is banned,hopefully whatever someones done has worked.

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« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2010, 09:06:49 AM »
I had a pm from (men in black) last night telling me i had a virus . Diden't open it but pessumed it was the same thing.  

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« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2010, 13:32:31 PM »
ive just got one from manninblack saying the same thing just deleted it when i seen they had no post count n when they joind was yesterday

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« Reply #15 on: February 02, 2010, 13:41:10 PM »
Quote from: kyle28i
ive just got one from manninblack saying the same thing just deleted it when i seen they had no post count n when they joind was yesterday


Mmm, some people really do take a lot of effort to spam this forum.
Now i made the rules even tighter for new members..  

They can only email twice a day, so no more than 2 members can get spammed.

If anyone still gets this kind of spam, please contact one of the Admins, so we can ban and blacklist that offending member.
Keep it very sideways..

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« Reply #16 on: February 02, 2010, 14:22:30 PM »
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Quote from: kyle28i
ive just got one from manninblack saying the same thing just deleted it when i seen they had no post count n when they joind was yesterday


Mmm, some people really do take a lot of effort to spam this forum.
Now i made the rules even tighter for new members..  

They can only email twice a day, so no more than 2 members can get spammed.

If anyone still gets this kind of spam, please contact one of the Admins, so we can ban and blacklist that offending member.

that will teach the scum dont see the point in spamming its stupied ppl are not daft these days they know if its spam/virus..etc its pathetic,lol

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« Reply #17 on: February 02, 2010, 19:12:59 PM »
here here!!!
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« Reply #18 on: February 02, 2010, 19:42:55 PM »
it doens't look likes it helps much, i just got a new pm from the meninblack.

i put him on my block list. reason spam.
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« Reply #19 on: February 18, 2010, 19:07:45 PM »
today, this one:

Dear, capri v8 driver!

There are viruses' activities from your computer! Highly recommend you to scan your computer for malicious and potentially unwanted software. If you do not follow this, I will have to make a complaint to your Internet Service Provider with attached log file (your IP address, etc.). If you want to find a report about your computer's security and solve every problem with it, please click here:

hxxp://www.total-scan.com/detected/capri

This is an online service that you can use for free spyware removal. Use it to scan your computer to help protect, clean, and keep your computer running at its best. Use the free scan to check for and remove viruses, spyware, and other potentially malicious software and to find vulnerabilities or shortcomings in your Internet security.

Thank you. Yours truly, Edmond Taylor.

i edited the  internet address, for security reasons.
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greetz Paul.

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« Reply #20 on: February 18, 2010, 20:51:31 PM »
Yep, got the same one today, think it could be the same guy, a new member.

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« Reply #21 on: February 18, 2010, 20:54:43 PM »
got one as well from eddietrr this morning

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« Reply #22 on: February 18, 2010, 21:24:50 PM »
Yep, BANNED!!

I have no idea why they keep trying!


I had a phonecall the other day from "The windows Support Center" saying I had a problem on my computer that I did not know about..

So BEWARE of dodgy phonecalls too!

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« Reply #23 on: March 20, 2010, 03:33:24 AM »
And another one


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 Hello!
Email spam was detected from your computer! Highly recommend you to scan your computer for malicious and potentially unwanted software. If you do not follow this, I will have to make a complaint to your Internet Service Provider with attached log file (your IP address, etc.). If you want to find a report about your computer's security and solve every problem with it, please click here: http://totalpcscan.com/spamdetected]http://totalpcscan.com/spamdetected
This is an online service that you can use for free spyware removal. Use it to scan your computer to help protect, clean, and keep your computer running at its best. Use the free scan to check for and remove viruses, spyware, and other potentially malicious software and to find vulnerabilities or shortcomings in your Internet security.  

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« Reply #24 on: March 20, 2010, 08:32:05 AM »
got that message this morning as well.
greetz Paul.

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« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2010, 09:46:37 AM »
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got that message this morning as well.


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