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Old 09-21-2021, 06:10 PM   #1
Pebbles82
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Just to warn people not to click on a link if you receive a PM from someone called “Marianne” with the title “Hamster books”. On opening the message another window opens asking you to click to say you’ve read (read receipt). I am assuming this is phishing spam.
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Old 09-21-2021, 11:19 PM   #2
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Thank you for pointing this out

I would get suspicious rightaway to receive a PM from someone i don't know. Same as i don't answer phone calls from numbers i don't know. They can leave a message saying who they are and what they want.
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Old 09-22-2021, 09:28 AM   #3
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This user has now been banned so it should not happen again.
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Old 09-22-2021, 10:33 AM   #4
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Thanks Souffle
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