Sunday, June 26, 2011

Re: [californiadisasters] Admin Read: I Wuz Hakt

On Sunday 26 June 2011, Kim Noyes wrote:
> As you all have noticed by now my Googlemail account was successfully
> hacked by somebody on this list and that without me biting on a phishing
> lure.
> There was a sex link in the hacker message using
> my Googlemail account that I recommend be avoided if such things offend
> your
> sensitivities.

This just enforces the point that you should NOT click on ANY link which is
sent to you, regardless of who you think sent it, unless you know for sure
that the person you think sent it actually sent it and intended to send it to
you. If you are not 100% sure, then ask the person before clicking on the
link, otherwise very bad things can happen. Viewing porn at work can get you
fired, for example, unless you deal with spam as part of your job and people
forward it to you ;-).

List are especially bad since you don't know all the people and it is much
harder to determine what is being sent and why.




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