porn spam?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by mafiafromrussia, Oct 20, 2002.

  1. ok how do those bustards get my emal all the time? i'm not going to any of those site i do not subscribe to anything. i am unsubscribing/blocking/trying to add those mails to spam list all the time. and they still send them to me. how do they get me?
     
  2. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    Every time you unsubscribe, they subscribe you to something else. It's a never ending cycle. Sucks doesn't it?

    I don't get any of those emails because I never go on porn anymore. Don't need to..hehehe....

    Once is enough to get spyware cookie stuff and add you to mailing lists.
     
  3. but i dont go there at all. and i did think that when i click that unsubscribe it just subscribes me again, but i cant prove it
     
  4. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    The pick name/ISP at random. When you unsubscribe they know they have a valid email address and contiune to send plus add your name to other lists.
     
  5. ok then from now on i should just block and delete them. i hope this will help
     
  6. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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    Yep, just block, delete and ignore. Never "unsubscribe". It only draws attension.
     
  7. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    Mafia are you using AOL ?

    The biggest culprit is if you fill in your profile
    the next is in chatrooms

    to block these completly DO NOT block e-mail they keep changing their name

    Go to e-mail control & set it up to allow e-mail from the list

    remember to add addresses as needed

    :cool:
     
  8. no on aol i use my friend's aol account, so i dont care about his box he deals with it.

    i got a yahoo account which get's that porn stuff all the time
     
  9. ok i think yahoo heard about this spam thing and decided to fix all email problems once and for all. i cant even get to my mail box now :(
     
  10. damnyank

    damnyank I WILL NOT FORGET 911

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    Not familiar with Yahoo - I use Hotmail in conjunction with OE - there are options in Hotmail to only permit e-mail from addressees in your address book (exclusive feature) and also another option to "delete junk mail immediately".

    Shame on me - but I visit porn sites and do not get bombarded with junk mail - of course I from time to time do miss a message which is not junk - but I can also add addys to the "safe list" which will permit something to be delivered that normally Hotmail might consider junk mail.

    A perfect example is that free NSW 2003 offer - I used my Hotmail addy and did not get a response - because I did not have the "from" addy in my address book and had it set to exclusive - I went back and set it to "default" - reordered NSW2003 and got a reply, added it to my Safe List and then reset my Options to Exclusive! Worse that could happen is that I get 2 free NSW 2003!

    I know this has nothing to do with Yahoo - but it seems to me there should be somthing similiar in Yahoo and besides someone using Hotmail may not be aware of these options!
     
  11. well i have seen some spam guard there but never checked it out. now i guess i will. if i ever get to my box that is
     
  12. rick_422

    rick_422 Guest

    could it be that you have really nice friends, that think its a bit of a joke when they put your email in so you get sent the porn...
    a few mates did that to a guy they knew, quite funny, not for the 'victim' though....
    cheers
     
  13. i thought about that for a minute as well but then, i dont that stupid enough friends.