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[–]Jacinda 5 insightful - 3 fun5 insightful - 2 fun6 insightful - 3 fun -  (11 children)

I got the same message sent from u/Saidit, an account that was created three hours ago.

I ignored it. Part of me is curious is to know what, if anything the script is supposed to do.

[–]one1won[S] 5 insightful - 3 fun5 insightful - 2 fun6 insightful - 3 fun -  (6 children)

Yea, thanks. I just posted and left to do chores. Didn't catch the user bit, oops. Wondering if it's working script, too.

I didn't know if this would be something of which the mods would want to be aware.

[–]Jacinda 5 insightful - 3 fun5 insightful - 2 fun6 insightful - 3 fun -  (0 children)

Warnings have made the front page of Saidit now.

Thanks for alerting us.

cc:u/TheAmeliaMay

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The script doesn't actually work, since it uses POST instead of JS, but you still should NOT run it!

[–]one1won[S] 3 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 3 fun -  (3 children)

Thanks, TheAmeliaMay. :)

I've been checking the threads today. Now I know to ping you for any potential future such issues. Thanks!

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Yw!

[–][deleted] 3 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 3 fun -  (1 child)

Do you mind if I PM you on here re: this? I don't want to be a pain in the ass.

[–][deleted] 3 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 3 fun -  (0 children)

PM me whenever you want!

[–][deleted] 4 insightful - 3 fun4 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 3 fun -  (2 children)

Actually, it was u/Saidlt with an L, to make it look like an I.

[–]Jacinda 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

So I noticed.

Quite a clever scam but I am not sure what the end game is.

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I wouldn't say they where clever, to be honest. It doesn't take very much intelligence to replace an I with an L — and their code doesn't even actually work (still don't run it!)

The only way it could be clever is if the end-game ain't to hack accounts, but to get everyone afraid and posting about it — which definitely succeeded.

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