Hackers

Jun. 7th, 2010 11:42 am
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So, I wake up this morning to find that my e-mail has been hacked and people are getting e-mails to enlarge their penis size. REALLY???? I'm not the only one of my friends that's had this problem and now I know why it's so annoying. Some folks get really mad at you. As though I would ever send spam to my friends! Good grief! I really wonder just what the hackers get out of this. Do they really think people will just click on an unidentified link? I think I've got the problem fixed now...I hope. If any of you got one of these e-mails, I'm really sorry.

on 2010-06-07 07:14 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] spikesgirl58.livejournal.com
Not to worry, but it was rather odd...

As to why people do this, becuase they can and they're dicks... for some that's enough...

on 2010-06-07 07:23 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] sparky955.livejournal.com
Trust me, there are people who will click on an unidentified link.

They might be genetically related to the people who hack.

on 2010-06-07 08:32 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] georgiesmith.livejournal.com
That is annoying. For some reason, the server at Raspberry World keeps getting spammed with viagra emails....

on 2010-06-07 09:36 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] franciskerst.livejournal.com
Well, I clicked on the link, once; it was about Viagra and a Canadian pharmaceutic company. I clicked three times (because I'm with Linux), still the same. then I put all the other similar messages to my spam box, with the result all your future messages will go there now! Not really surprised; it happened to me long ago...

on 2010-06-07 10:04 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] st-crispins.livejournal.com
It happens. I never blame the hackee...

But I did block your emails because so many were coming. Now that it's fixed, I'll unblock you.

on 2010-06-08 02:52 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] kanders07.livejournal.com
Thanks. Someone on the list was rather annoyed with me and asked that I remove her from my contact list. I did. I guess she didn't understand that I didn't start the mess. :z

on 2010-06-08 01:05 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] akane42me.livejournal.com
*red face* I clicked the link in the first one - never thought twice about it, 'cuz it was (supposedly) from you! God, when will I learn not to click anything until I am sufficiently caffeinated?

Trust me, there are people who will click on an unidentified link.

They might be genetically related to the people who hack.

Hah! I think I better put my Billy Bob Buckteeth in:)

on 2010-06-08 02:50 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] kanders07.livejournal.com
*G* The only reason I know not to click on these things is that we've had a rash of e-mail hackers among my close friends.

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