Email harvesting

Discussion in 'Ask Baldy, Blame Cannonshot' started by Gerg, Nov 17, 2018.

  1. Gerg

    Gerg Gergy Bear Supporter

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    Just curious...
    Has AdvRider sold the Email list? Have they been hacked and had the email list stolen?

    My email that has been safe for many years is now getting spam at an incredible rate.
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  2. XtreemLEE

    XtreemLEE insignificant being...

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    I bet they have been hacked, the pop ups, nothing but crickets from the big boys...
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  3. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Have you ever shared that email with another person? Probably... and if their email account was compromised, then your "safe" address could have been harvested.
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  4. scratchypants

    scratchypants Loathes the impolite

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    I use dedicated forwarders on all sites that require an email address. The second I get an unsolicited message, I will know what site is responsible. Never a problem here.
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