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SBJEWEL says

I am getting this twitter message few times before… i thought those are spam… so i deleted those message. But this time one of our Envato Marketplace Author send me that same type of twitter message with a link to me. Now i am confused… :confused:

Message is something like this….

“Hey this user is saying horrible things about you… tinyurl.com/bmamal6”

Should i click that link to see what just happened in there…. ?

Guys if you know about this then please help…. Thanks. :)

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quickandeasy Volunteer moderator says

Yes it seems to be a spam message going round accounts.

Do not log in to the fake twitter it sends you to. Before logging in to your account, check it says “http://twitter.com” in your address bar, or else they will steal your Twitter credentials.

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mazoor says
The TinyURL (bmamal6) you visited was used by its creator in violation of our terms of use. TinyURL has a strict no abuse policy and we apologize for the intrusion this user has caused you. Such violations of our terms of use include:

Spam – Unsolicited Bulk E-mail Fraud or Money Making scams Malware or any other use that is illegal. If you received spam, please note that TinyURL did not send this spam and we do not operate any email lists. We can not remove you from spammer’s database as we have no association with spammers, but instead we recommend you use spam filtering software.

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SBJEWEL says

Really…. :ohrly: OMG Can’t believe it… Then why one of our Author sent me like that spam message…. ?

Should i contact support about this…. ?

Should i tell that Author name to other Authors ( here in this forum ).... ?

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SBJEWEL says

The TinyURL (bmamal6) you visited was used by its creator in violation of our terms of use. TinyURL has a strict no abuse policy and we apologize for the intrusion this user has caused you. Such violations of our terms of use include: Spam – Unsolicited Bulk E-mail Fraud or Money Making scams Malware or any other use that is illegal. If you received spam, please note that TinyURL did not send this spam and we do not operate any email lists. We can not remove you from spammer’s database as we have no association with spammers, but instead we recommend you use spam filtering software.

What is this… ?

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WebSmacker says

Should i contact support about this…. ?

Contact support and they will ban the user account.

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OrangeIdea says

I’ve got same messages 3 or 4 times, but never click :)

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GraficAndMedia says

Yep, got two also. One was from a big Photoshop tutorial Site, wich made me very nervous. I think this Accounts got hacked.

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Stylius says

I received it too, just forget about it. Contact support? this one made me giggle, what support? Twitter support? :D If you meant Envato then why would you think is Envato business how authors behave outside the marketplaces? You sir are hilarious sometimes. :)

You may reveal the name of the author or may not, it is your choice, but remember that it is not his or her fault. Remember that sometimes even respectable people can have troubles because they clicked a link. :) I had a spam problem with my email once. Shit happens.

Anyway, move on, nothing to see there. :P

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ThemeProvince says

spam attack!

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