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The Pig
I know you want to be me
Premium
join:2009-09-11

What's up with the spam IM's

I got 3 of them in the last 2 days!



runnoft
Premium
join:2003-10-14
Nags Head, NC
kudos:1

»www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/usin···pam.mspx

If that wasn't the situation/problem, I'm running »www.malwarebytes.org/



Jahntassa
What, I can have feathers
Premium
join:2006-04-14
Conway, SC
kudos:4

said by runnoft:

»www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/usin···pam.mspx

If that wasn't the situation/problem, I'm running »www.malwarebytes.org/
Hopefully they're actually sitting behind a router and/or have their windows firewall turned on, which would effectively block that type of 'Messenger' spam.

To the OP: To what service are you referring?


The Pig
I know you want to be me
Premium
join:2009-09-11
reply to The Pig

They are on this site only and Broadbands IM.
Next one I get I will screenshot for you guys to see.



nwrickert
sand groper
Premium,MVM
join:2004-09-04
Geneva, IL
kudos:7

Send a message to fatness See Profile reporting the problem.



Phil
Rojo Sol
Premium
join:2001-06-11
Downers Grove, IL
kudos:2
reply to The Pig

Say it isn't so! I have yet to receive a spam message on this board in my 9+ years here. This must be something new...



Pacrat
Old and Cranky
Premium,MVM
join:2001-03-10
Cortland, OH
kudos:2
Reviews:
·Time Warner Cable

On occasion someone will try to create a new membership for the sole purpose of "spamming" other members. Once reported, these members are quickly shut off. In the 10 years, or so, I've been around, it's happened only a couple of times. The limitation on unsolicited IMs seems to keep things pretty-much in check... but there have been a few determined idiots who test the system, and rarely an outbreak occurs. With over a million active members, I surprised the system works as well as it does.
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Sometimes I think it's a shame... When I get feelin' better when I'm feelin' no pain



fatness
subtle
Premium,ex-mod 01-13
join:2000-11-17
fishing
kudos:14
reply to The Pig

Please report them to me by IM. Just copy/paste each on in its entirety. Spam is an abuse of the IM system and it doesn't belong here. Thanks.
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I don't have a problem!


38931501

join:2007-08-12
reply to The Pig

said by The Pig:

Next one I get I will screenshot for you guys to see.
You dont have to wait to get another one.

Go through your IM history and they will be there if you received them.