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    Senior Member nihil's Avatar
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    Heads Up, PM Spam

    If you get a PM or e-mail with something like this in it:

    "Buddhism has the characteristics of what would be expected in a cosmic religion for the future: it transcends a personal God, avoids dogmas and theology; it covers both the natural & spiritual, and it is based on a religious sense aspiring from the experience of all things as a meaningful unity" - Albert Einstein
    Don't click on the link......................

    EDIT: It seems that there has been a spate of random forum spamming. If you follow the links they are to sites that will attempt to infect your machine with a trojan or bot.

    The method seems to be that a human creates an account then a bot is used to spam forum members.

    If anyone has opened a PM from einstein2 I would suggest that you log out, clear your cookies then log in and change your password. A scan for malware might also be in order.
    Last edited by nihil; October 1st, 2007 at 04:10 PM.

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