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Author Topic: Fight back email scams with Rescam  (Read 1386 times)

dantheman

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Fight back email scams with Rescam
« on: November 11, 2017, 03:48 PM »
As per this article, simply forward your spam to [email protected]
https://www.theverge...email-rescam-netsafe

Interesting article on this:
https://www.theguard...e-scam-conversations

Hope it's the beginning of the end for spammers.

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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2017, 07:49 AM »
I wish I knew about this service sooner. I've always just ignored all the scam emails I get, since they all go straight to my junk mail folder. I've seen a few Nigerian scams in there. The next time I notice a scam email in my junk mail folder, I'm gonna have to try out rescam.
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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 12:03 AM »
@dantheman: Thanks! :Thmbsup:
Potentially very useful, [email protected] made me smile, but the "Lenny" call had me LOL several times.
Brilliantly simple.
Reminds me of a firewall monitor I once used (called "Blackhawk", or something) that intercepted hackers auto-pinging the modem, logged the sending IP address and started sending a stream of pings right back. Kept them busy for hours.

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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2017, 08:05 AM »
A drop of relief in a sea of stupidities...
https://thehackernew...arab-ransomware.html

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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2017, 10:47 AM »
A drop of relief in a sea of stupidities...
https://thehackernew...arab-ransomware.html

no comprende - where's the drop of relief?
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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2017, 11:14 AM »
It's in there!

Reminds me, might need to have my eyes checked.

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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2017, 11:28 AM »
 :tellme:
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Re: Fight back email scams with Rescam
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2017, 01:15 PM »
I'm with you, tomos. But this did just give me an evil idea:


Fight back email scams with ransomware. :D