Hello WINGADMIN - something spooky going on here


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Hello WINGADMIN - something spooky going on here

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You are usually Johnny on the Spot at blasting the bad guys. But this might be a new tactic that could slip by - if in fact is is bad.

The replies to these two posts, supposedly by OP, both look the same, with same typo, but with addition of a web link. Just looked suspicious and strange and may be perfectly okay.

If this is a malicious link/post, there may be other replies floating around with similar issues.

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=64350
viewtopic.php?f=4&t=64351

Reminder to all - be wary of links!


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First post also has three extraneous links as well...
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Yup. Very sneaky. Usually the ones from Russia, India etc. are pretty obvious because they can't write English, or they post completely irrelevant junk. This guy actually posted motorcycle questions. But he lied about his location, he reported he was from New York, but his IP address showed he was from Chicago - and the address belonged to a block of servers, not an independent ISP, which is always a red flag. He's gone.

Thanks for catching this one, I usually get them pretty fast, but he slipped past me!
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WingAdmin wrote: Sun Jul 18, 2021 8:49 am Yup. Very sneaky. Usually the ones from Russia, India etc. are pretty obvious because they can't write English, or they post completely irrelevant junk. This guy actually posted motorcycle questions. But he lied about his location, he reported he was from New York, but his IP address showed he was from Chicago - and the address belonged to a block of servers, not an independent ISP, which is always a red flag. He's gone.

Thanks for catching this one, I usually get them pretty fast, but he slipped past me!
Like, I said, you are usually great at sniffing these guys out. Glad you "spiked" him (Goldeneye movie reference).


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