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"Massive Spamming"

Discussion in 'Introductions & Celebrations' started by jackdaly, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. jackdaly

    jackdaly Member

    Just appeared on Sky News

    The National Crime Agency has issued a warning of "A Massive Spamming" about to hit someComputors in the U.K. apparently this concerns Attachments which infect a computor. Suggest you tune in to your News for the details.
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  3. Leeds Girl

    Leeds Girl Member

    Thanks for the head up
  4. jackdaly

    jackdaly Member

    It seems that opening an attchment can infect your computor and then you are held to a ransom to free same. I guess it will all be in tomorrows papers.
  5. Croggy

    Croggy Cereal Forumer Staff Member


  6. Daniell

    Daniell Registered User

    They do say bitcoin is running the "darkside" of the web.
  7. aej1

    aej1 Active Member

    A lot of sites were hit by spammers a bit back. Yahoo groups were very badly hit by spammers. I run Leedsfreegle (if you want to find out more go to ilovefreegle.org and search for Leeds) and the spamming /hacking was so bad we had to moderate the whole site. It was awful but now has seemed to subside a lot.

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