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Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« on: May 20, 2020, 06:10:37 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2020, 06:17:34 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
I am waiting to have "smite" available for all
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2020, 06:21:24 PM »
My phone is ringing non stop with fundraisers, I wonder who sold my number to all the Jewish org.
I believe this is a recent problem

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2020, 06:27:12 PM »

cool to see how it looks from the mods end

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2020, 06:36:08 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
Lol. Pretty cool. Weird that it was tuned to be more attuned to Jewish topics of interest, but struggling in other areas. What is the deal with 2g/3g? That's a good decade or 2 behind us.

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2020, 06:57:11 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
So where does that website go to?
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2020, 07:16:38 PM »
So where does that website go to?
Why don't you try and let us know?
I'm afraid to check the website risking to go back to the 2G era...

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2020, 07:26:22 PM »
My phone is ringing non stop with fundraisers, I wonder who sold my number to all the Jewish org.
I believe this is a recent problem
I just strated getting jewish and yiddish spam emails from JCN? Ive also been getting collection campaign emails for a while

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2020, 08:20:41 PM »
So where does that website go to?
Normal site. Seems that they retrieve lost funds... Not sure it's a legit site or scam. Google was no help. They actually bring up the site.
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2020, 09:06:33 PM »
cool to see how it looks from the mods end

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2020, 09:14:38 PM »
Smite? Are we in "Egypt"? :o

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2020, 09:16:39 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
Seriously?  All these day 1 posts in "Start Here" or multiple inane posts are preapproved by you? :o 

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #12 on: May 20, 2020, 09:39:31 PM »
Seriously?  All these day 1 posts in "Start Here" or multiple inane posts are preapproved by you? :o 
As is
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #13 on: May 20, 2020, 09:40:28 PM »
כי ראיתי מאחורי הפרגוד
Was Sirius there?
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #14 on: May 20, 2020, 09:41:59 PM »
Was Sirius there?

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #15 on: May 20, 2020, 09:51:00 PM »
And Snape. They're now best buds, in the olam ha'emes.
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #16 on: May 20, 2020, 10:26:31 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
Wow! Such an interesting year for this guy to choose!

The last time Purim was March 1st and Pesach was March 31st was 2018.

The time before that was 1934 so those are your options of when this message is from ;)
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #17 on: May 20, 2020, 10:29:09 PM »
As is

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120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
« Reply #18 on: May 20, 2020, 11:43:17 PM »
Every day we have a couple new accounts that SPAM the forums, which is why posts from new accounts go into a moderation queue.

But these guys are getting better!

Usually I can decide if something is SPAM in less than a second. But this one took longer:



I wonder what that portends for phishing scams?
Title is same as another thread created yesterday sentences and words are probably just taken out from other topics. Seems like a robot to me
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Re: Spammers Are Getting More Clever
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