The Spam: Re: As I Promised


Cheryl Paul
 

Hi Jim,

I clicked on this link and was sent to some "Casino" site - I think. Once I realized it wasn't related to sewing I got out. Will this cause me any problem? I'm sure others may be wondering too, if we have compromised our computers by looking.

Thanks for any wisdom that you can shed of this for us.

Cheryl - Saskatoon Canada

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, Jim Stutsman <jim@...> wrote:

I have placed that member on moderation to prevent any more spam messages, and have deleted the post. Email continues to be a huge target for spammers, and if it becomes a problem for the list I will put the entire list on moderation.

Jim

Jim Stutsman
jim@...
http://www.onlinesewing.com



On Feb 9, 2012, at 2:45 PM, Lee Beasley wrote:

Somebody's e-mail has been hacked. I'm sure the person didn't send it intentionally. When you see a suspicious subject line, it's always best to bypass it, and, whatever you do, don't click on the link.


Lee B.

I don't know you and I don't know what you were trying to send, but I don't appreciate being sent to this link that only showed how to purchase VIAGRA.



Jim_Stutsman <jim@...>
 

Spam comes in many varieties, and not all of them come with destructive payloads. Some just try to get you to a site where you might spend money. As long as you aren't getting feedback about emails you didn't send, all is probably well. Signs of infection are emails you didn't send going to addresses in your address book, a computer that is running a lot slower than usual, or mysterious pop-ups when you surf the web. You are probably ok, but changing passwords wouldn't hurt.

--- In janome12000@yahoogroups.com, "Cheryl" <capaul@...> wrote:

Hi Jim,

I clicked on this link and was sent to some "Casino" site - I think. Once I realized it wasn't related to sewing I got out. Will this cause me any problem? I'm sure others may be wondering too, if we have compromised our computers by looking.

Thanks for any wisdom that you can shed of this for us.

Cheryl - Saskatoon Canada