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Okay ... riddle me this ...

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Beer_Cayse, Jul 1, 2010.

  1. Beer_Cayse

    Beer_Cayse Guest

    I have 6 email accounts - let's call them "A" thru "F". One is exclusively for EA stuff which includes UO and Pogo. It is NOT used for any of the following:
    Lineage II
    World of Warcraft

    Can someone explain to me then, why I just checked and a WoW phishing attempt was there? Actually not in my inbox, the ISP trapped it and sent it to "junk" (thank you!!).

    And I have just changed the EA account password. Thanks for any clues on this one.
  2. Cear Dallben Dragon

    Cear Dallben Dragon Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend

    Feb 17, 2005
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  3. olduofan

    olduofan Guest

    same thing has been happening to me as well I get a lot and it has to from stratics they can say its not them I know it is and they are lying and covering it up :sad4:
  4. chuckoatl

    chuckoatl Guest

    they phis the e-mail servers, they can get e-mail addresses in a vast number of ways. Just ignore them.
  5. Gildar

    Gildar Babbling Loonie
    Stratics Veteran

    Apr 22, 2004
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    I do not have a WoW account, and never have, yet I get WoW phishing attempts all the time (on all sorts of e-mail addresses, most of which having no connection to any video game).
    I also get Facebook, E-Bay, and PayPal phishing attempts for e-mails that have never been associated with any of those products.
  6. Beer_Cayse

    Beer_Cayse Guest

    HAH! This may be it. I just checked and a Stratics account I have not used in over a year has that email on it!

    PETRA - If ye be reading this, could you kindly put in a request to allow us (the denizens) a delete option for accounts we no longer need/use/want? Suggest requiring a login to that account and specific User CP toggle "DELETE ME!!" which when saved will actually delete the account within 24 hours.

    Thanks Cear and y'all that replied. I thought I was going nutz.
  7. DevilsOwn

    DevilsOwn Stratics Legend
    Governor Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Oct 27, 2003
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    ^ this... I get all of those and more, lately a lot from WoW and NCSoft, to emails that I don't use for anything at all, they're just different login names, and those are the only emails I get for them...
  8. GarthGrey

    GarthGrey Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend GoT

    Mar 18, 2003
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    I would give my personal opinion, because it happened to me too, with a very unique email addy that's only used for Stratics, but I don't need or want another warning for anything....so...nevermind.
  9. MalagAste

    MalagAste Belaern d'Zhaunil
    Reporter Professional Governor Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend Campaign Supporter Royal Knight

    Aug 21, 2000
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    I'm always getting Facebook crap though I've never had nor will I ever have a Facebook account.

    I also get the same crap for WoW... which I played ages ago for a whole 2 hours, before removing it from my pc.
  10. GarthGrey

    GarthGrey Crazed Zealot
    Stratics Veteran Stratics Legend GoT

    Mar 18, 2003
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    I"ve never played WoW or any NCsoft thing that I know of. Yet I received phishing emails on my Stratics Only email account. I'm open to suggestions on how my email address was miraculously "phished".
  11. Petra Fyde

    Petra Fyde Peerless Chatterbox
    Stratics Veteran Alumni Stratics Legend

    Jan 5, 2001
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    I have no idea how they get email addresses, and as has been said here, they manage to send them to addresses that have never been used in any games related context whatsoever.
    But lets just ignore that and blame Stratics for everyone's ills. It's easier.
    Chuckoatl - thank you for being the voice of reason.
    Beer Cayse, pm me the user name and email you want removed and I'll do it. It will be a lot quicker than waiting for someone to have time to change the board design settings. If, indeed, they can actually be changed in such a way.
    FYI: I don't do 'lies' and 'coverups' I have no knowledge on this subject to share.
  12. olduofan

    olduofan Guest

    I dont believe ANY of the mods here know about it I FEEL its the highers-ups or who ever is running the show not the the hard working folks here :)
  13. Jhym

    Jhym Guest

    Everyone is aware that email addresses can be pulled from:
    board posts
    spammers making temporary accounts to gather board emails
    internet traffic scanners
    spam lists
    those cards you fill out to win a free car
    hacked company servers
    hacked gaming servers
    your mom

    Honestly, is anyone really REALLY that naive after 15 years of this?