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#1 BTC

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 01:31 PM

Has anybody heard of this site?

 

I have received several emails from:

 

noreply@visit.hcpmembers.com

 

The message subject is: Why did the chicken cross the road?

 

The message is: To get to the other side

 

Old joke aside, if I go to: visit.hcpmembers.com, the site simply asks if I want to unsubscribe.

 

This is just a little too bizzare. Does anybody know anything about this?

 

My instinct tells me something isn't kosher.

 

 

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:06 PM

I can't find anything worthwhile. No idea what the "main" site is or does.

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:09 PM

Just ignore the emails and delete them.
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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:14 PM

Thanks for the advice.

 

I'm just overly cautious.

 

Just because I'm paranoid doesn't mean they aren't out to get me.

 

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:20 PM

There is nothing wrong with being extra cautious...always better to err on the side of safety.
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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:22 PM

web of trust might give you some indications, if many people have had things to do with the site before then they might have left some comments about it. If you type the URL into the box on the top right of this page https://www.mywot.com/en/aboutus then if anyone has something to say about that site (although it might be really new so it might be that no-one has left feedback) you should be able to see what their opinions are. web of trust isn't 100% reliable, some sites don't get commented on, some sites get reputatons ebtter or worse than they deserve, and new sites won't have anything said about them, but it is a useful thing to see.
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Posted 08 June 2015 - 02:27 PM

As I have said many times, I do not put much trust in any of these site rating vendors. They are not foolproof and sometimes may provide misleading ratings. Just because you visit a risky site does not automatically mean the site is bad or that your system has been infected by going there. Thus, the use of such rating sites does not always guarantee an accurate rating of the results they provide.
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Posted 16 June 2015 - 10:58 AM

Found this: http://uscomplaints.com/internet-web/1174285-fraud-and-scam.html - "Home Cash Profits" - that doesn't sound at all scammy, does it? As suggested, just delete/ignore the emails - put the domain in your blacklist if you can. Definitely do NOT unsubscribe, as it sounds like that will only confirm that your email address is valid and turn on the spam faucet!






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