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Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Leviosa on December 26th 2013, 2:31 pm

Warning: Fake & malicious messages
Dear members,

Despites all security systems installed in Forumotion forums, some malicious people have not other ways to achieve your forum than using ruse Evil or Very Mad

The usual way is fishing via fake Forumotion pages (Utilities page access for example) or malicious emails sent to the founder or admin. Those emails promise some maintenance, updates or credits in exchange for your password and Id if your forum!!!! What the fuck ?!?

One example:


Neither Forumotion nor The Staff will contact you and ask for your login. Indeed, our technicians don't need your password & id to perform a maintenance page or solve a technical problem because they directly work on our databases.
For credits, there are only three way to obtain them:
- Buy credits through your admin panel
- Get free credits thanks to your forum activity. The information is available on the homepage of the admin panel
- Win credits thanks to contests, tutorials, video, banners,...

Forumotion never sends any emails to get password & id whatever the reason. Be careful when receiving those type of requests.

We condemn these malicious practices and we'll not hesitate to contact authorities.

Thanks for your understanding

Regards

Buttercup


A ForuMotion Important Announcement


Last edited by Buttercup on January 14th 2014, 12:07 pm; edited 2 times in total

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Guest on December 27th 2013, 7:54 am

Thanks for information, is very usefull

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by help@bearvillecamp on December 27th 2013, 9:48 am

Thank u for letting me know

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Help@Bearville on December 27th 2013, 9:54 am

Thank you ButterCup (:

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by MissUrsh on December 27th 2013, 11:24 am

Thanks for letting us know. Smile

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by HowlingStar on January 1st 2014, 4:28 am

Yeah! My admin team and I recieved this message as well. It's a bit concerning that people would actually try to scam us. I knew right away it was a scam, but, other people may not have. I hope no one fell for it. :/

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by APE on January 1st 2014, 4:19 pm

Thank you for the update on that buttercup i had some thing like this some time ago but i know that FM don't send that sort of thing out to the admin's, and nore do they need to.

But thank you for the heads up Wink




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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Van-Helsing on January 1st 2014, 4:52 pm

Thank you very much Buttercup

Best Regards,
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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Shek Crowley on January 2nd 2014, 5:09 am

Uau... Thanks Buttercup!

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by LanaBaby0 on January 3rd 2014, 4:31 pm

thanks Buttercup.

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by WinxClubMagic4EVER on January 4th 2014, 6:38 am

Thanks for the info, Buttercup!

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Oldcrow on January 6th 2014, 11:59 pm

Doesn't matter how much security you have, the spammers will still sneak in..
Ron..

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by AngiRique on January 8th 2014, 3:51 pm

Thank you for the information ♥

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Toot on January 10th 2014, 4:41 am

I think someone has used an email to get into my admin panel

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by cassini on January 16th 2014, 8:17 pm

Thanks Buttercup Smile Not received any but will keep extra vigilant

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by Mary. on January 16th 2014, 10:18 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by luiz1877 on January 17th 2014, 4:18 am

Thanks. I'll make them buy me credits first then give them the wrong password & ban them.

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Re: Warning: Fake & malicious messages

Post by ctrr03 on January 21st 2014, 2:42 am

Thank you Buttercup. Forumotion is no different from any of the other online sites when people try to phish your information. Never click on links and never give out your private information. Doing so is only asking for trouble.

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