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Old 07-06-2007, 02:31 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by LindaB2603 View Post
I just heard from a friend who said there is another phone scam going around. Caller says they are from phone company and need to check the phone line and need for you to press 9 0 #. This allows caller to use phone line for long distance calls. Probably coming from prison. Be careful!!

This is true! In my area, they are coming from Cook Co jail...The prisoner claims to be a 911 dispatcher telling the caller that their number was found in a cell phone of a car accident victim and to get further info, they have to dial a number starting with *73 or something. DON'T DO IT or else all their long distances charges will be sent to you!
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Old 07-06-2007, 04:29 PM   #12
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The greetings card bods tried another one today - said I had a card sent to me from a mate. Cheeky beggars - it's bad enough them trying to offload a virus without taking the p*** as well! :rollseyes:
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Old 07-09-2007, 03:40 AM   #13
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Well being technically savvy, I can say I've never gotten a virus on my machine. Although if I did, I know pretty much how to get rid of one without too much trouble. The advice Silver has given is pretty sound, and I practice it religiously.

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Old 07-09-2007, 10:08 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by knitasha View Post
Good advice, Silver.
Take it a step further:
And further:
I don't even click on the links from people I know if they have been forwarded from strangers. (Memo to my beloved sister: I hate to tell you this, sweetie, but I haven't been reading/viewing/listening to all those jokes and videos you keep sending because I don't know where they originally came from.)
I have to admit that I do the same thing.
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Old 07-25-2007, 12:26 PM   #15
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Bumping this thread to keep everyone in the loop. Recently, a KH member fell victim to this virus. Please everyone, be wary of e-cards from strangers!!!

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Thanks very much for re-posting this Silver.

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