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Old 01-16-2020, 08:47 AM
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The poster therebeyond is trying to steal emails

The poster therebeyond is trying to steal emails.
If you are getting emails from any new poster asking you Biblical questions, and asking you to respond to an email. Odds are pretty good that they are looking to take your email for profit. Do yourself a favor, and others by not responding and report the poster to the two admins.
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Old 01-16-2020, 03:33 PM
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Re: The poster therebeyond is trying to steal emai

Thanks for the heads up!
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Re: The poster therebeyond is trying to steal emai

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The poster therebeyond is trying to steal emails.
If you are getting emails from any new poster asking you Biblical questions, and asking you to respond to an email. Odds are pretty good that they are looking to take your email for profit. Do yourself a favor, and others by not responding and report the poster to the two admins.
Rats, Should not have responded. I actually thought of that later.
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Old 01-20-2020, 03:05 AM
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Rats, Should not have responded. I actually thought of that later.
I’m sorry, I should’ve gave frequent posters a personal heads up.
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Rats, Should not have responded. I actually thought of that later.
They will try to spam you directly, so you click on things, so that they somehow take control of your email account entirely, and use it to hack other accounts like this forum's account.
Why? maybe to use your account to post ads here in your name, or maybe for something even more calculated.

Just some tips: Disable automatic image load in your email client, do not trust nothing that comes to your inbox. Watch out for attachments, or links. They will work hard to take control of your email account. If you click on a link, expect the website to be very very identical to the authentic one, and even redirect you to the right one after you enter your information. They may even take months before starting the targeted attack.

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They will try to spam you directly, so you click on things, so that they somehow take control of your email account entirely, and use it to hack other accounts like this forum's account.
Why? maybe to use your account to post ads here in your name, or maybe for something even more calculated.

Just some tips: Disable automatic image load in your email client, do not trust nothing that comes to your inbox. Watch out with attachments, or links. They will work hard to take control of your email account. If you click on a link, expect the website to be very very identical to the authentic one, and even redirect you to the right one after you enter your information. They may even take months before starting the targeted attack.
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Old 01-20-2020, 06:54 PM
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Yup. EB is correct. AFF has a private message function that works just find for asking and answering questions. No need to give anybody your personal contact information.

Of course I have with numerous members over time but it has only been over time and when I know who they are and trust them.
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And AFF is not a secure website.

And, BTW, a Tech person told me that Christian sites are normally a great place for these types of issues and hacking as most can't afford to make themselves secure.

I got a virus from a link someone posted here. I don't look at any link as the one I clicked was a link that I recognized as legit. It wasn't. Now I have a new computer.
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And AFF is not a secure website.

And, BTW, a Tech person told me that Christian sites are normally a great place for these types of issues and hacking as most can't afford to make themselves secure.

I got a virus from a link someone posted here. I don't look at any link as the one I clicked was a link that I recognized as legit. It wasn't. Now I have a new computer.
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