Author Topic: AnchorFree: Selling your e-mail addresses?  (Read 2423 times)

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October 28, 2010, 04:00:10 am
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AnchorFree: Selling your e-mail addresses?

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A while ago now, I was asked to test AnchorFree's "Hotspot Shield", to determine whether or not it did what it claimed. I've had no contact with their software or website ever since, and as such, was rather shocked this morning when an e-mail came through to an e-mail address I'd only ever used for them (was a tracked e-mail address), pointing me to a fake Adobe site.

This e-mail from click-synergy.com, and I've checked the headers - it wasn't spoofed. There's even a lovely little tracking image at the bottom of the e-mails source code;

http://hphosts.blogspot.com/2010/10/anchorfree-selling-your-e-mail.html
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Steven Burn
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