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Almost Got Me…

August 23, 2011 Leave a comment

I was poised to click….

It looked ok at first glance and the message was pretty well written…

But Wait!

Where’s the official logo stuff and where did that email address come from?

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Again, the CYA approach is to log into linked in directly (not clicking on any link in this email) to verify the validity of this claim.

Looking a little closer, you see that they did get some things right…

The fake header

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The real thing:

Font and colors look pretty good…

The fake footer;

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VS

the real mccoy

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Again, pretty good but the footer is not as good as the header.

The clincher?  Why send one note when two will be better?

The second note…

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Both look pretty good and the link at the bottom is the same.  The “Follow this link” on both notes is different and probably the link that does something evil to you or your computer. 

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Daily Rant

August 22, 2011 Leave a comment

Phishing is so…

Are we really so desperate?  I mean come on people…

Male insecurity…

First, if you are a Gentleman there are…

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I really don’t think they meant ESP but really meant ESPN (other news channels followed but I liked “ESP”).

Well, if it has gotten larger, you need to make sure it’s usable right? 

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Little blue pill to the rescue.

Mystery package at my door…

Now, we’ll take a look at the something for nothing category…

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Courier, Parcel, Post, Global Express…whatever.  Really?  In todays tech world where Fedex and UPS provide you with all sorts of data on their sites…  I mean, if you didn’t order nothing, then why would you be getting something?

Now on to travel…oh the places to go

I’ve been to the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa but I don’t remember…

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but I must have had a really good time and lost my credit card…

I didn’t know Mc Donalds had a credit division called Mc Manager…

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Must have been when I lost my wallet after the good time at the Westin…

But wait… more money…great I can pay off the charges run up on my lost card…

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Huh?  I gots ta pay for this?  Smells like rotten fish…

Seeing as I’m going fishing, I might as well got to Maui

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See, I even get a refund.