Reply to post: Re: I've seen a definite uptick in these

Sorry friends, I'm afraid I just can't quite afford the Bitcoin to stop that vid from leaking everywhere

Stoneshop Silver badge

Re: I've seen a definite uptick in these

... and to boot, it was not even one of the throwaway $(servicename)_$(qualifier)@$(mydomain) ones I expected.

In my case, $servicename == monsterboard. Nothing else.

Hmm, do they still exist? Apparently, yes. So I try logging in: nope. Password reminder? "No account associated with that mail address" or something like that.

And harvesting my contacts from there (insofar as they can actually do so, given a non-existent account) would yield a dozen or so spammy recruiters I haven't had any contact with for the past fifteen years, so I doubt they still work where they did back then.

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