are you finding bulletins in your list that you didn't post? maybe comments sent to your friends that you didn't post?
you can stop this by changing your password! a spammer has access to your account. they're using it to market their junk to your friends via YOUR bulletins and YOUR comments. fight back by changing your password!!
now how did they get your password? it's called phishing. somewhere on myspace you clicked on a link, profile, page - something, and you saw the myspace login page. but wait - it wasn't really the myspace login page. it was a FAKE LOGIN PAGE. that fake page was created by a spammer who is waiting for you to enter your email and password. once you've done that, he's stores your info. then he runs scripts to send bulletin spam and comment spam on myspace.
so don't fall for the trap - check the address bar at the top of the page and make sure you never login unless you're on "myspace.com". to be totally safe, type 'myspace.com' everytime you see the login page. if you type in myspace.com, you'll know you're on the right login page.
p.s. if you see a friend posting junk on their bulletins, send them a link to my blog so they know what's up !
look at these screen shots for examples. in these two cases, the spammer used a myspace profile (so the link still says myspace), but its not the login.myspace page - its a profile page with code in it made to look like a login page.
you may be looking at these and thinking how can i ever tell the differnece btween the real login.myspace.com page and one of these fakes? its a subtle difference! answer: NEVER login on this page. if you are logged out of myspace, just type www.myspace.com yourself, and then you'll know the login page is real!!
yeah, but this can actually fool n00bs easily
Vedel Minashigo wrote:
I cannot believe how many people fall for these and not JUST on Myspace. Gaia Online, Guild Wars...almost everywhere I go with a password people get scammed.....or 'hacked'. It's simple. Don't give it out. MAYBE I'm just callous after seeing it so often and the same way I don't feel bad for the people who make an honest mistake. It's convincing but.....it's also common sense. I also see people TELLING you not to fall for it and what to watch for over and over. I sometimes wish I was a jerk...or crooked. Then I could scam people and laugh. I don't and I have a conscious/aren't a jerk. I don't see the point myself......and it angers me this is all kiddie league. Professionals do this to average people and pull CREDIT CARD numbers and bank information.....and I find it all frustrating.
never said i wrote it myself
az009 wrote:You copied Tom's exact words. lol
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