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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-17-2014, 08:07 AM - Thread Starter
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In the last week or so there has been 3 attempts by different accounts to try to infect me with trading requests, but right away i knew something was up as i have traded many times with people i know and there is no need to post a link to a .jpg picture of the items they are wanting to trade, which will take you to an external link outside of steam to a image.scr file which is not a picture and dont be fooled by the preview image on it, dont download it even though its harmless unless you execute it.

I have been told of 2 people who i know have been infected and when i get to talk to them personally im going to give them a little dig for not knowing better.

Today's attempt, it seems like its a bot, i just watched it do its thing without even attempting to type back.
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14:26 - taradino: sup bro, u here ?
14:26 - taradino: I interested trade with u
14:26 - taradino: possibly you may be interested my price: Edited out the link
14:26 - taradino: I do not know why you're afraid to follow links to the expansion JPG it's only a picture.
14:26 - taradino: If you do not mind trade, please contact me!
14:26 - taradino: be right back
14:40 - taradino is now Offline.

And the profile which is a amusing
http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198012460347/
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Report him on steam.

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Originally Posted by Sorrow;1337610985 
When I got my knives, within 5minutes I had at least 2 bot requests.


They are programmed to auto-scan your inventory and compare the items to prices in market, if you have anything => $40 in your inventory, they will auto-friend you and send you fake links
http://www.rage3d.com/board/showpost.php?p=1337610985&postcount=7
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