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  1. B

    Reporting local Email Spam

    Hi all, Is there a place (that actually use the info provided) to list local email spammers?
  2. DrJohnZoidberg

    MyBB emails, your kung-fu is weak and spammy

    Please allow finer communication preferences, currently it's all or nothing. I wouldn't mind a daily newsletter but I don't want to constantly get spammed by promotions and surveys. Unless I missed something, this is the only place to set these options? Thanks!
  3. Jamie McKane

    South Africa's spam mail CEO is "untraceable"

    South Africa's spam mail CEO is "untraceable" Over the last few months, we have covered the exploits of South African search engine Web9 and its CEO, Shingi Mushipe. Mushipe's endeavours included a daily spam email blast advertising his search engine, which was sent to recipients whose email...
  4. gideonel

    WebAfrica email support failure - Spam

    Hi guys, If this post is in the wrong area, I am sorry, please advise or move it to a different area. I have a client who is a client of WebAfrica. He recently started having a issue with his email. He has this issue on his phone and on this PC via Outlook and Thunderbird. I have his mail...
  5. Nobody Important

    MTN does not respect the "STOP" instruction wrt SMS spam

    Dear @Newsfeed (cc @rpm and @Jan ), I have a suggestion for an article with proof in support of my claim that MTN does not tolerate customers unsubscribing from their spam. You recently did an article where the networks denied nefariously cashing in on WASP fraud. That got me thinking about...
  6. Pitbull

    Attn mods - I think I've identified a [potential] spammer...

    lol:D Ban him before he posts.. that wil be a first ...lol
  7. J

    MTN Powerball spam

    I have a MTN prepaid SIM, and get Powerball SMS spam almost daily. Their opt-out does not work; I have tried twice to opt out, but the SMSs keep coming, from different numbers. I need advice on how to get rid of this. I did stop the other recharge SMSes with the *130*603# Is this type of spam...
  8. M

    iSAT Spammers!

    Is anyone else getting huge amounts of spam from iSAT recently. I have many different email addresses and am getting the same spam nonsense on all of them, they've obviously picked up all my email addresses recently. You cannot reply to their spam email and they don't have a support email...
  9. gideonel

    Blocking 15 digit numgers

    Hi guys, I would appreciate some help if someone out there has the hidden knowledge. At work I have received a mobile phone which was used previously by another employee who has since left. The problem is that the employee has registered this number all over the world and back again. I receive...
  10. G

    Is voice spam the beginning of the end of the voice call business?

    Voice spam is affecting my business and productivity to the extent that I have now started a habit of referring my clients to WhatsApp calls or Skype calls. I am now even going further and telling them from 2019 I can no longer take voice calls on my cellphone. They need to call the office. The...
  11. Sanchinho

    Vodacom - you have a private photo invite

    What’s with the subscription to some Sex site spam on the missed calls notifications. Quite annoying. Anyone else has seen them. R15/day service
  12. W

    Harassment / Death Threats, help!

    Hi MyBroadband community! A guy has been calling and harassing my girlfriend, sending death threats and generally being an *******. We've reported him to the police, however I doubt they'll be able to do anything. I've managed to get a bit of information on him... In doing so I've signed...
  13. P

    ZAPPER Spamming

    Hi There Has this happened to anyone else. I have disabled the option on Zapper to have calendar entries added to my calendar after being bombarded with entries previously. It has now happened again. Instead of 1 calendar entry to say this voucher expires on this day, I get dozens of them...
  14. R

    How to reinstate an article comment marked as spam

    A comment I made on an article seems to have triggered the Disqus spam filter. I think it is because I updated information in my comment twice in a short period of time. The comment is, by no means, spam. According to Disqus, “If you see one of the above messages next to your comment, try...
  15. Anthro

    Afrihost Support Marking EMails as SPAM (Source MailServer - Gmail)

    Mate of mine needs some help from Afrihost support, he gets this :sick:
  16. S

    MTN Spam via Emergency Broadcast

    Hi Everyone, I've flashed a custom ROM (Lineage OS) onto my phone about 5-6 weeks ago, and ever since, I've been getting spammed by MTN via the Emergency Broadcast telling me that I'm in a "85% Zone", more often than every 10 minutes. I got 10 of them while writing this post. It's much worse...
  17. O

    Afrihost fined R14 000 for sending spam emails

    MagicDude4Eva declared war on Afrihost. http://www.htxt.co.za/2017/09/22/afrihost-fined-r14-000-for-sending-spam-emails/
  18. Newsfeed

    Spambot harvested 711 million email addresses

    Spambot harvested 711 million email addresses A security researcher in Paris recently discovered an open web server with dozens of text files containing a massive cache of data, ZDNet reported.
  19. Jamie McKane

    Do you have a call/SMS filtering app on your smartphone?

    Do you use an app like Truecaller that blocks spam calls, messages, or identifies unknown numbers on your smartphone?
  20. D

    Credit Karma Spam

    In the past month or two, I've been receiving spam from Credit Karma about an account which I supposedly registered with them, and for which the registration is almost complete. Usually very careful with my address but admittedly used that address to sign up for a couple of services recently...
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