craigwharding at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 07:20:03 EST 2009
>From the Pidgin menu:
On 2/2/09, Bruce Ferrell <bferrell at baywinds.org> wrote:
> Michael Pobega wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 02, 2009 at 11:59:07AM -0800, Briana Giuliano wrote:
> >> Hi, I love Pidgin and do not wish to go back to the regular AIM.
> >> However, twice I have received IMs from screenames I do not know of.
> >> The first occurred sometime in the fall with the SN of
> >> ApocalypticFatex and the conversation went as follows:
> >> (9:25:31 PM) ApocalypticFatex: whore
> >> (9:26:19 PM) Me: what?
> >> (9:26:19 PM) Unable to send message: Refused by client
> >> That occurred twice. Once again today another odd SN contacted me with
> >> the SN of Ximasuperstarrr
> >> (8:00:33 PM) Ximasuperstarrr: choose never you whore
> >> (8:00:33 PM) Me <AUTO-REPLY>: trying to book a flight to portugal but
> >> forgot which return time i was supposed to choose. thanks memory!
> >> (8:00:45 PM) Ximasuperstarrr: and STAY THE FUCK AWAY FROM MY MAN
> >> (8:00:57 PM) Me: who is this?
> >> (8:01:17 PM) Ximasuperstarrr: HE'S MINE SO STAY THE FUCK AWAY FROM HIM
> >> YOU CUM GUZZLING WHORE
> >> Have no idea how these people got my SN or have any idea of what these
> >> freaks are talking about. I was wondering if they happen to be
> >> AIMbots or something. I haven't had AIM for quite some time, but I
> >> liked how at least when I received an IM from an unknown person it
> >> asked beforehand. I am very concerned about my privacy especially on
> >> the internet, the only site that shows my SN is Couchsurfers and that
> >> page is blocked so other viewers can't see. I have blocked both of
> >> these SNs, but I became more concerned since it happened again. Any
> >> help with this will be appreciated.
> >> Thank-you, Briana Giuliano
> > Are you sure you didn't just piss someone off? Anyway, what I usually do
> > is have all people not on my buddy list blocked by default, it's
> > probably what you should do too.
> Just out of curiosity, how do you do that? I had to enable the bot sentry.
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