I also know that, it’s very common in the spamming society. It should not be done for spamming. But anyway, it’s just something we can’t stop. Hackers have there way. I pray that there should be no victim in the future.
P. S:- Hope Dan will laugh on what I wrote in his post, it’s on the screenshot in the original post.
Basically, what you learned is part of what the WYSIWYG editor in the forum post editor is using. While you can edit the page, that does not mean you can save it that way on the server from which it came. It would far easier to simply copy and paste the text into a word processor.