Forum Imposter

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Miyagi, Aug 19, 2007.

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  1. Miyagi

    Miyagi Registered Member

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    Thought this was something worth letting you all know. Apparently, there seems to be an imposter representing Kaspersky Labs and inquiring activation codes, etc...

    http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=46368

    I know most of you are smart enough not to give out confidential information. I just feel pity for those who have no clue and come to forums to ask for advice. o_O Those clueless are victims of phishing. Phishing sucks!!
     
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Yep and he is being dealt with over there. Same will happen here.

    Pete
     
  3. Arin

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    Yeah phishing sucks bigtime! The only thing we have against it is awareness. Thank you for raising this issue and kudos to Don for acting so quickly.
     
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    Please keep an eye on the guy. He is dangerous
     
  5. The Hammer

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    I think he's already been here. Or someone like him has been inquiring about Kaspersky licences and authorization codes in another thread. https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=182927
     
  6. Sjoeii

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    It is important to block him immediately. Also people around here need to block him as well and ignore. He's has been banned from all Kaspersky forums.

    So Mulla, The Support, KAV 4 EVER , AHJ OR WHATEVER HE IS CALLING HIMSELF NOW IS NO KASPERSKY MEMBER SO PLEASE DO NOT GIVE HIMANY INFO.

    I would like everyone who has had questions like in the posted link with these names or any other name please post the names here so we can ban these names as well.

    I would like to ask the mods here to do the same over here

    Thanx for the cooperation
     
  7. Sjoeii

    Sjoeii Registered Member

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    We have some new names of him:
    Kaspersky
    kaspersky 7
    Kaspersky 8
     
  8. Sjoeii

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    He is also troggling for licenses and creditcard numbers
     
  9. trjam

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    well it aint me. My licences are all good. But people doing this should be dealt with harshly.
     
  10. trjam

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    maybe not, the imposter is a Kaspersky issue and they need to deal with it, but it doesnt hurt for all of us to keep a eye out for abuse of any vendor that we all use. These vendors are good to us and we also help them. But dishonesty has no place here or anywhere.
     
  11. flyrfan111

    flyrfan111 Registered Member

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    Well said.
     
  12. Peter2150

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    Several off topic posts were removed. Please stay on the subject.

    Pete
     
  13. TonyW

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    It should be remembered that the manner in which such scams are written should be enough to alert people.

    Besides the dangers of stumbling upon links that lead to malware or unscrupulous sites where your details can be taken, often the way in which the email/IM/PM is written often gives the game away. Many of these are poorly written with typos, grammatical errors or contain factually incorrect info.
     
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