[Project_owners] Spam targeted at mozilla community?
john at brandxcomputers.com
Wed Aug 20 21:45:08 EDT 2003
Justin Haygood wrote:
> Pete Collins wrote:
>> Robert J. Accettura wrote:
>>> I got an email today from Word-of-Mouth.org. SPAM....
>>> The name sounded familiar, so like any geek, I googled... and
>>> remembered where I heard of it:
>>> I'm starting to think they are using a mozilla commuity website
>>> (MozDev perhaps) to generate their list?
>>> Anyone else getting one of these?
>> I don't recall seeing anything from word of mouth, but i do hit the
>> delete button pretty fast. ;-)
>> It's a shame how much time, energy and resources this all eats up.
>> The net is starting to be held hostage by all this crap.
>> If a virus reads someones addressbook, well then this type of
>> proagation will eventually hit everyone even our mailing lists here
>> on Mozdev.
> I have yet to see this new email virus. In fact, I have seen 2 email
> viruses arrive in any inbox of mine, but I never opened them
I Got one today, but it isn't the first I've heard of them, I have also
been targeted through my Company e-mail address. Word of Mouth isn't a
Virus, it's an Internet Con run out of the Phillipines. For a fee they
claim they will tell you what some one has allegedly entered in thier
data base about you, but after paying the fee the information is allways
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