View Full Version : Spam Question

November 25th, 2016, 08:21 AM
All the spam posts lately have me wondering. They look perfectly harmful, but there must be a reason for them to post.

What do they hope to gain?
If you open one - do they then have access to your computer/files????

November 25th, 2016, 09:22 AM
I think if they have a link to something, DON'T open the link. (I may be wrong)

K. McEuen
November 25th, 2016, 11:11 AM
It's like playing Russian Roulette. Do you really want to take that chance?

November 25th, 2016, 11:57 AM
Many spammers hope people are gullible. More than likely the football links have a ton of viruses to attach to your computer.

November 25th, 2016, 01:21 PM
So can they get your info if you just open the post and don't click on the link?

Judy, USMC
November 25th, 2016, 04:18 PM
Clicking on the thread to open it is not a problem - but clicking on the blue LINK is where a problem could happen.

November 26th, 2016, 08:29 PM
Is the one titled Argentine Ants one of the ones your talking about? It makes no sense to me there is nothing to link to and open. I also wonder what they gain other than wasting their time .