Author Topic: Me? Spam?  (Read 178 times)

Offline Urantia Jerry

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Me? Spam?
« on: December 22, 2017, 01:08:31 PM »
Twice now I have been stopped, and told that my computer was identified as a bot trying to spam the forum.

I ran two thorough anti-virus checks that came back clean, with both Total AV antivirus, and Windows Defender.

Next I will try Malware Bytes Anti Malware.

Could it be true?  Has anyone else had this happen to them?

-Jerry


Offline Oshyan

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Re: Me? Spam?
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2017, 06:08:40 AM »
Sometimes the anti-spam systems can get paranoid about IP addresses from "spam-heavy" countries, like Russia, China, etc. This is an unfortunate "collateral damage". I would guess your IP address changes regularly, do you know?

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Offline Urantia Jerry

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Re: Me? Spam?
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2017, 01:27:05 PM »
I have been using Kaspersky Secure Connection, and while the settings are set to the United States, I would guess that the IP address does change.