by nama2 07 Sep 2012

I'm not sure I understand. Just what are the "spammers" doing in projects? What do we have to look for. And how do we know which one's to avoid? Thank you.

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by marjialexa Moderator 08 Sep 2012

Ignore the spammer, it's been reported. I'm trying to get to all these posts with same message, hugs, Marji

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by gerryvb 08 Sep 2012

about the spam advertising:please don't click on the advertisemenlink of the spammer. Read my post here at Cute:

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by ansalu 08 Sep 2012

For nama2: Here a screenshot from one of those "comments" so you know how it looks like. Never has anything to do with the projects ;o)
If you see one please send a PM to test, marjialexa, meganne, mops and jrob (you can add all the names in one PM and send it to all of them at the same time).
Greetings, Bettina

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by 02kar Moderator 07 Sep 2012

Thank you. I loved the term dorks. Very appropriate.

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by dec716 07 Sep 2012

thanks for the question I needed that answer

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by nancygiroir 07 Sep 2012

thanks for explaining, I didn't understand it either and was afraid to go to the projects section for fear of getting a virus.

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by nama2 07 Sep 2012

Thank you very much..!

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by marjialexa Moderator 07 Sep 2012

There is a website selling knock-off 'designer' clothing etc. for supposedly cheap prices. Someone from the site gets a membership to the forum here at Cute, and posts long lists of products as a "comment" on somebody's Project, inviting people to go to the site for good deals on their clothes & shoes. It's a long, long list and has a site address, you'll recognize it if you see it. Every time Veronika, the site owner, deletes that member, they just come back with a different screen name and do the same thing. The website is famalegoods.com, and is based in China. Don't go to the site, for two reasons. First, if they get a "click" from here, that makes money for them, and they'll never stop. Second, this site is so disreputable, there's no guarantee you won't get a virus, trojan, or worse. It's not impossible that all the banking information, credit card info, etc. on your computer could be compromised if you go there. Veronika keeps deleting them as fast as she can. For now, they seem to be just a pain in the neck and taking up space in Projects. There's no danger to you if you go to Projects, or comment on someone's work. Just ignore the spam posts, pass over them if you see one, and don't go to their website, you'll be ok. We're doing all we can, but these dorks are really persistent! Thanks & hugs, Marji

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asterixsew by asterixsew 07 Sep 2012

Marji as ever put so well :)

jobaby by jobaby 07 Sep 2012

Thank you.

zoefzoef by zoefzoef 07 Sep 2012

Thanks for this explanation ! And taking care of us !

gandu by gandu 07 Sep 2012

Thanks a million Marji for the explanation ....BM

chenille by chenille 07 Sep 2012

Glad you explained this!
Hugs, Nadyne

noah by noah 07 Sep 2012

hay thats my daughterinlaws word (dorks) i never heard anyone else use it lol and yes they are Dorks hugs carolyn

yvonne123 by yvonne123 08 Sep 2012

not sure how these things work but can these be blocked by putting a block on any post with that web address in it?

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by asterixsew Moderator 07 Sep 2012

When you see the spammers you will understand that it is not a normal posting. Its usually a long list of odd items for sale. Just ignore it and pass on to someone else comments and add your own

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asterixsew by asterixsew 07 Sep 2012

Should have added they are adding comments to many project. Dont let it stop you looking in projects

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