Re: [singles-1214] more info PLEASE READ HOW TO PROTECT YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESSES MORE INFO

From: Lesley
Sent on: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 1:26 PM
ok sorry...
 
Lesley



From: Dean <[address removed]>
To: [address removed]
Sent: Tue, October 26,[masked]:21:05 PM
Subject: Re: [singles-1214] more info PLEASE READ HOW TO PROTECT YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESSES MORE INFO

Lesley,

My email went out to the list. You didn't have to resend it :)

Dean


Dean Beck
[address removed]

On 10/26/[masked]:06 PM, Lesley wrote:
> **THIS IS A RESPONSE FROM THE EMAIL I SENT OUT ABOUT USING THE 
> AAAAAAA  EMAIL ADDRESS TO STOP NEW ONES.....  THIS ADDS MORE INFO

> Lesley
>
>
>
> All that will do is 'possibly' let you know you have an email worm. Not
> all mail servers will send a reject message to the sender. Plus, the
> worm doesn't wait for a receipt before it sends the next email.
>
> Outside of a good anti-virus application that also scans email the best
> way is to hover your mouse over the link and look at the bottom left of
> the mail client window. If it shows a link like
> (http://www.ebay.com/more stuff here) it's 'probably' okay. If the link
> is like this: (http://www.ebay.oofdnwelsiu9.com) it's bad.
>
> Also remember that an email worm is only one type of malware that can
> infect your computer.
>
> On 10/26/[masked]:29 AM, Marsha G wrote:
>> A friend sent this remedy to me when I had the same problem.  I hope it
>> helps;
>>
>>>How to protect your e-mail address book
>>>
>>>A computer repairman says this is like having gold.
>>
>>
>>> This is a good thing.
>>>I learned a computer trick today that's really ingenious in its
>> simplicity.
>>>
>>>As you may know, when/if a worm virus gets into your computer
>>> it heads straight for your email address book,
>>
>>
>>> and sends itself to everyone in there,
>>> thus infecting all your friends and associates.
>>>
>>>This trick won't keep the virus from getting
>>>into your computer, but it will stop it from using your address book
>>
>>
>>>to spread further, and it will alert you to the fact that the worm
>>>has
>>>gotten into your system.
>>>
>>>Here's what you do:
>>>
>>>First, open your address book and click on
>>
>>
>>>'new contact,'
>>> just as you would do if you were adding
>>> a new friend to your list of email addresses.
>>> In the window where you would type your
>>>friend's first name, type in 'A'.
>>
>>
>>>
>>>For the screen name or email address,
>>> type [address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>
>>
>>
>>>
>>>Now, here's what you've done and why it works:
>>>The 'name 'A' will be placed at the top of your address book
>>> as entry #1.
>>>
>>>This will be where the worm will start
>>
>>
>>> in an effort to send itself to all your friends.
>>>When it tries to send itself to [address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>,
>>
>>
>>> it will be undeliverable
>>> because of the phony email address you entered.
>>> If the first attempt fails
>>> (which it will because of the phony address),
>>> the worm goes no further
>>> and your friends will not be infected.
>>
>>
>>>
>>>Here's the second great advantage of this method:
>>> If an email cannot be delivered,
>>> you will be notified of this in your In Box almost immediately.
>>> Hence,
>>> if you ever get an email telling you that an email addressed to
>> [address removed] <mailto:[address removed]> not be delivered,
>>
>>
>>> you know right away that you have the worm virus
>>> in your system.
>>> You can then take steps to get rid of it!
>>>
>>>Pretty slick huh?
>>>
>>>If everybody you know does this
>>> then you need not ever worry about opening mail from friends.
>>
>>
>>>DO IT NOW and pass this on to all your friends
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>   
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> *From:* Lesley <[address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>>
>> *To:* [address removed] <mailto:[address removed]>
>> *Sent:* Tue, October 26,[masked]:14:13 AM
>> *Subject:* [singles-1214] OK my FRIENDS and CONTACTS PLEASE READ TO
>> PROTECT YOURSELF FROM A PPPFFFIIIISSSHHHIINNNGG SCAM CUZ OF ME
>>
>>  I received an email from a friend, I opened it ...  bad choice...  (and
>> of course same thing had happened to him ) ...  I'll explain..  he got
>> phffished from some one else as well.. Its going around like crazy..
>>
>> Anyway,  so I get this email from my friend with no subject but I open
>> it and there is just a website to go to..  So as he's a reliable person
>> I go the site............ by opening it my contact list was stolen.
>> So now everyone in my contact list including businesses are getting
>> email that say they are from me ..  *with no subject*  but a website to
>> go to.  A few have fell for it just like me ........so now their contact
>> lists are also taken. I guess they ( the jerks) don't take them
>> completely,  they just have some way to copy it and the ball keeps
> rolling.
>>
>> Here is an example of what one of the  website addresses looks like......
>>
>> http://iqifafypaqez.blogspot.com <http://iqifafypaqez.blogspot.com/>
>>
>>
>> So anything from me or anyone else with *no subject* or anything with
>> *blogspot* in it DO NOT OPEN
>>
>> Hope this helps...  So sorry
>>
>>
>> Lesley
>>
>>
>>
>>
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