What' s with the PSN Spam?

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  1. Sideswipe80

    Sideswipe80 Well-Known Member

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    I'm tired of getting messages from people about MW2 betas if you pass this on etc. Annoying!!
     
  2. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I report the spammers to playstation.
     
  3. Sideswipe80

    Sideswipe80 Well-Known Member

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    How?
     
  4. Noizemaze

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    Phishing spam. There is no beta.
     
  5. seven

    seven RIP Poopers 4-1993/5-2008

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    Probably a phishing scam.

    Hey get in this beta, all we need is your account info. Happens on Live a lot with offers for points/games/free Live. Unfortunatley there is always a percentage that will fall for it.
     
  6. Sideswipe80

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    It's a spam saying send this to 20 of your friends guys on my list are sending it to me.
     
  7. Trailbreaker77

    Trailbreaker77 Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    Go to the official Playstation website and all the information is on the Networking page. I would give you a link but my browser blocks gaming sites.
     
  8. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    i get these as well. here's one i just got.

    'Send this message to 20 of your online friends and you will receive 20$ for psn store.The purpose of this project is for the playstation network to test out the messaging system. You will receive the 20$ for psn on 11-1-09.'

    this is BULLSH*T :mad 
     
  9. Sideswipe80

    Sideswipe80 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah I got that garbage as well.
     
  10. Joe Moore

    Joe Moore Is Not Jim... Administrator

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    I used to get the same type of stuff on the 360. It is annoying as hell. I don't expect Sony to really do much about it though.
     
  11. Galaxy Convoy

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    This is why I keep my messaging preference set on receive from people on my friend's list only, except when I'm expecting any friend invites. They can't spam you if they can't get through to you :) 
     
  12. Mechafire

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    Sorry guys, I won't send them anymore.





















































    :p 
     
  13. Prowl

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    I received one saying that if I mailed 20 of my friends I'd get 20 bucks for PSN. I didn't do it, but damn 20 bucks could get me Motorstorm for my shiny new GO
     
  14. Hook

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    Knock on wood, I've yet to receive any spam on my PSN account
     
  15. Beastbot X

    Beastbot X The Toad Knows.

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    I've never received any spam. Hooray!
     
  16. Counterpunch?

    Counterpunch? Interior Renovator

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    I don't get those...

    but if I do, I plan to respond with, 'I'm in your house...'
     

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