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Beware of "Gay Media Forums Confirm Your Registration" Phishing Scams

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Beware of "Gay Media Forums Confirm Your Registration" Phishing Scams

Cybercriminals are attempting to harvest email addresses of potential victims by tricking online users into responding to fake Gay Media forums email messages like the one below. Therefore, online users who have received the same emails asking them to respond with the word "unsubscribe" are advised not to do so. This is how cybercriminals harvest email addresses of their potential victims and use them to scam or infect their victims' computers or mobile with viruses, spyware or other malware.

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Sample of the "Gay Media forums" Phishing Email

From: Gay media forums <info@orion1148.startdedicated.net>

Date: Wed, Dec 31, 1969 at 6:00 PM

Subject: Confirm your registration..

Welcome to Gay Media forums

Please reply to this email by ' unsubscribe' if you didn't register , or don't want to receive any further messages from us .

Or reply by 'confirm' if you want to confirm your email .

Thank you for registering.

Online users who have already responded are asked to be careful going forward, because they will be sent phishing emails that will attempt to steal their online account credentials. Or, malicious emails that will infect their computers or mobile devices with viruses and other malware.

Please share with us what you know or ask a question about this article by leaving a comment below. Also, check the comment section below for additional information, if there is any.

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  • Posted: Jan 23, 2018 by an anonymous user from or near: Mexico City, Mexico

    Hello,

    I am sorry 4 asking this but I am really worried about this gaymedia forums text to my husband email. I wanted to know why did he receive those is because he has been on a gay website? Or anyone can receive those? Thank u for your time

    delete


    • Posted: Jan 23, 2018 by info

      The email or text is a fake being randomly sent by cybercriminals to millions of potential victims. The cybercriminals hope someone from the Gaymedia forum will receive it and follow the instructions in it. So, anybody can receive the text.

      delete


  • Posted: Jan 10, 2018 by an anonymous user from or near: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

    Scumbags who have nothing better to do with their rock bottom lives.

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