Craigslist is just another form of content submission that malicious people look to manipulate and take advantage of like all others, but it's also built to be easy to use, so easy to SPAM/scam.
He managed to get 1,000 or so vacation listings on this fake site.
She included a direct link in case he wanted to check it out for himself.
that you use exclusively for CL so that any problems you have with SPAM aren't real problems that affect other personal information.
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Then, he turned around and started re-listing those rentals on Craigslist.
Craigslist, the online classified advertisements website, is not only the world’s most popular classifieds website but also one of the most popular websites on the internet.
I add my own self security (which I won't tell) so I can spot the spambots. Recently added Peerblock, thought maybe that would help, but no. Instead, report them to the system and their email provider. The first sentence, the last sentence, and all in between. They are robots, so they are hitting practically any posting on that website and eluding the website's anti-spam systems. What this specific scammer is looking to get from you in details and how are they trying to do it in details? Not with the information supplied nor the desire to find out. The best solution I can come up with is to not use that website.
So like I said they hit me when I repost or post an item. So are they taped into my account or Craigslist and it there any way to stop them? You can't control how others use a site that you don't administrate. What you mean by "taped into your account" I don't exactly know. It's built to be easy to use, which means it's easy for malicious people to manipulate.
Edit: If you're not going to heed my advice, at least register a new, free email address on Yahoo, Gmail, Outlook, etc.
Programmers design chatbots to simulate real conversation long enough to convince you to buy something, click on a link or offer personal information.
The site receives billions of page views every month and is in the top one hundred most visited websites in the world – the twelfth most visited website in the United States.