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Topic # 204251 23-Sep-2016 12:08
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All of a sudden, I am getting lots of SPAM hits.

 

Doesn't usually happen.

 

What is going on with VF??

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1639356 23-Sep-2016 12:33
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Email ? SMS ? 





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Reply # 1639380 23-Sep-2016 13:06
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yes been heaps wanting hookups and other obscene things. funny thing is the emails arent even my address




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  Reply # 1639400 23-Sep-2016 13:45
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  Reply # 1639421 23-Sep-2016 14:05
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Well with the large DDOS attacks going on at the moment, wouldn't surprise me if those same systems are being used as a mass spam platform.

 

http://www.itnews.com.au/news/worlds-largest-ddos-sees-infosec-journos-site-taken-down-438074?utm_source=desktop&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=share

 

 





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  Reply # 1639478 23-Sep-2016 15:20
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"Haven't you got anything without Spam?"

 

All together now...






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  Reply # 1639487 23-Sep-2016 15:41
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Yeah, I've noticed increase of spam coming to my otherwise relativity clean inbox (@clear.net.nz).


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  Reply # 1639505 23-Sep-2016 16:11
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Oh just a heads up. VF is aware of this and is taking steps. It was hitting some catchall addresses that route to my staff address so I got a bunch of it myself.





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