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Guessed right that time...

Saturday, March 09, 2013

Received a mysterious message from a friend of mine via Twitter Direct Message. It said, "Did you see that pic of you? lol" and then it gave a link to click...

It didn't use my name, wasn't any more specific than that, and even though I was burning with curiosity, for some reason I was reluctant to click the link..

Finally I got up enough nerve (and tech savvy) to go to her Twitter account, and guess what I found!
This message:
"If you have received a message from me via Twitter, DO NOT OPEN the attachment. My account was hacked."

I want to pat myself on the back! I wasn't OVERLY paranoid, but just the RIGHT AMOUNT of PARANOID!

(Reminds me of the old saying: "It's not being paranoid if they really ARE out to get you...")

Yay, ME!
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CLPURNELL 3/11/2013 8:03PM

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F8CONE8 3/10/2013 12:50PM

    Ahh you have gained the wisdom of listening to your guy feeling. Very good job my dear. emoticon

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FANGFACEKITTY 3/10/2013 4:21AM

    emoticon The most dangerous ones are the ones that look official and where you have some reason to think it could be something you need to do...I was waiting for a package once and got a spam that looked like it was from FedEx telling me there was a problem. Fortunately, being the trusting person I am, I went back to the site I ordered from and clicked through to FedEx from their tracking link instead to see there was no problem & I was spammed.


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DOVESEYES 3/10/2013 1:26AM

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WALLAHALLA 3/9/2013 11:34PM

    It pays to be cautious!

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LESLIE2561 3/9/2013 11:21PM

    Glad you didn't pick up any bugs.

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