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Old 01-13-2005, 04:19 PM   #11
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maybe your school network got hacked...that is weird
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yes the room across the hall is has the same message appear

I thought it was just me
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I have no idea if it'* possible, but if you're on a school network, than maybe it'* a reaction to the latest phishing threat. We got an e-mail at work warning about it, and it'* been on the news.

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(fish´ing) (n.) The act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to scam the user into surrendering private information that will be used for identity theft. The e-mail directs the user to visit a Web site where they are asked to update personal information, such as passwords and credit card, social security, and bank account numbers, that the legitimate organization already has. The Web site, however, is bogus and set up only to steal the user’* information. For example, 2003 saw the proliferation of a phishing scam in which users received e-mails supposedly from eBay claiming that the user’* account was about to be suspended unless he clicked on the provided link and updated the credit card information that the genuine eBay already had. Because it is relatively simple to make a Web site look like a legitimate organizations site by mimicking the HTML code, the scam counted on people being tricked into thinking they were actually being contacted by eBay and were subsequently going to eBay’* site to update their account information. By spamming large groups of people, the “phisher” counted on the e-mail being read by a percentage of people who actually had listed credit card numbers with eBay legitimately.

Phishing, also referred to as brand spoofing or carding, is a variation on “fishing,” the idea being that bait is thrown out with the hopes that while most will ignore the bait, some will be tempted into biting.

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I am not getting that message on any sites that I visit. Running Norton Systemworks 2005 and Norton Internet Security 2005. ISP, Roadrunner. What about your home PC and any of your friends with a PC at home? Do any of them get that message also?
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