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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

    http://news.sky.com/story/1169286/bitcoin-ransom-scam-warning-for-email-users

     
  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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