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Possible pfishing or scamming site...9256

Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
Has anyone else stumbled across the site....www.mycomicsshop.com ?
Make note of the extra S included in the title...it is not the same site as the well known comic dealer in texas, Buddy Saunders. I was looking it over and discovered that clicking the link for comic deals triggers a virus and spyware breach and security issues at my end. I wanted to both question if others had similar experiences and perhaps warn people...I do not believe the site is valid and is likely using spyware or other malware. If you visit the site please be cautious ….I could be wrong but my own impression was not a good one.
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Collector Bronte private msg quote post Address this user
Thank you for sharing that info.
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
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Thank you for sharing that info.
You are welcome, I hope I am wrong and its harmless, but the links seemed to indicate a direct attack on my system from the site, so anyone please be careful, realize its there and work around it
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Collector crystalphoto private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks for the "heads up"...
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Collector JLA555 private msg quote post Address this user
Thanks for the heads up
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Collector no1lufcfan private msg quote post Address this user
@Darkseid_of_town good shout I'm staying well away as definitely seems to be seeking unsuspecting clicks from the legitimate site that some of us know 👍
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Collector Comicnewbie private msg quote post Address this user
@Darkseid_of_town well done 👍🏻
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Collector MyComicShop private msg quote post Address this user
A few people have let us know about it. I don't know that there's a lot we can do, but we'll look into it. The best thing to do is just not visit it, both to avoid any trouble and to avoid giving it any traffic.
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
Yeah first move I made was email Este then post here....
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Collector MR_SigS private msg quote post Address this user
Where did you see the posted link?


It's a good habit to avoid using links from unknown parties, even if it's to sites you're familiar with, if you can just as easily open a new window through your favorites. In my job training, that extra letter or character is intended to be unnoticed, when a legitimate source would want to be unique.

Thanks for one of the reminders on "How Not To Get Cyber-Screwed". Many who have never had a problem, or haven't for a long time can easily become complaisant.
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
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Where did you see the posted link?


It's a good habit to avoid using links from unknown parties, even if it's to sites you're familiar with, if you can just as easily open a new window through your favorites. In my job training, that extra letter or character is intended to be unnoticed, when a legitimate source would want to be unique.

Thanks for one of the reminders on "How Not To Get Cyber-Screwed". Many who have never had a problem, or haven't for a long time can easily become complaisant.


I hadn't bothered with favorites yet on this newer 2 in 1....and besides I use that place enough that generally when I type Myc and get that far, it prods me to the proper destination..but this time the first result wasn't the real deal. I went on over to have a look around and quickly realized and said to Toto....looks like we aint in Kansas anymore.
Tried a few of the links an managed to trigger every warning, and screen that could load on this thing.....suggesting I call everyone from Microsoft, to Taco Belle, an maybe even Chick Fil A....shut it down.
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Collector Bronte private msg quote post Address this user
My old company used to work with Home Depot nearly exclusively at the time. Google chrome's very first link was a trap one day. So it doesn't always mean you typed it wrong. Even the link results directly from Chrome can be problematic.
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Collector the420bandito private msg quote post Address this user
reported to Google.
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
what is googles criteria for acting on such a thing...is it because of the apparently obvious parallel to another site or because links or purposes on this site seem to be ill intended?
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
Google is pathetic. It used to be good. It's almost useless these days.
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Collector Pre_Coder private msg quote post Address this user
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Google is pathetic. It used to be good. It's almost useless these days.


Today, Google is more like a tracking device.
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Collector JLA555 private msg quote post Address this user
@Pre_Coder so true
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
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Quote:
Originally Posted by X51
Google is pathetic. It used to be good. It's almost useless these days.


Today, Google is more like a tracking device.


Definitely, and yet people want to use Chrome. I don't get it.
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Collector poka private msg quote post Address this user
Why not let mycomicshop know and let them deal with it?
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Moderator Jesse_O private msg quote post Address this user
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Why not let mycomicshop know and let them deal with it?


This is posted in this thread. They know.

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A few people have let us know about it. I don't know that there's a lot we can do, but we'll look into it. The best thing to do is just not visit it, both to avoid any trouble and to avoid giving it any traffic.
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Collector X51 private msg quote post Address this user
There's an internet naming authority. A complaint can be filed with them.
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Collector poka private msg quote post Address this user
@Jesse_O sorry - have a habit of skipping large number of posts lol
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
I had emailed Este at mycomicshop, before I even posted here, as a courtesy
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
and poof today it seems to be gone..magic!!!
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Collector Pre_Coder private msg quote post Address this user
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Originally Posted by X51
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Originally Posted by Pre_Coder
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Originally Posted by X51
Google is pathetic. It used to be good. It's almost useless these days.


Today, Google is more like a tracking device.


Definitely, and yet people want to use Chrome. I don't get it.


Nothing is sacred on the World Wide Web,.. and we are all plugged in!
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Collector Darkseid_of_town private msg quote post Address this user
its bacccckkkkk ugh
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