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CatSlave
09-24-2007, 05:23 AM
WARN YOUR FRIENDS....THIS IS A SCAM!

NEVER MIND, LINK TO PHOTO DOESN'T WORK. Sorry.

Jean Marie
09-24-2007, 05:30 AM
What is it, I can't sign in.

CatSlave
09-24-2007, 05:34 AM
RATS!
It's a funny photo of a guy wearing a box on his head with a cut-out for his face that says Free Mammograms. I don't know if I can delete the thread, but I'll try.

Sorry it didn't work.

Angie
09-24-2007, 05:49 AM
I think I can help. I found this one (http://www.crazy-jokes.com/pictures/free-mammogram.jpg), this one (http://www.hotscams.com/content_images/2007/freemammogram.jpg), and this one (http://joelogon.com/images_temp/mardis-gras-free-mammogram.jpg) (with bonus customer in shot).

:D

Hillary
09-24-2007, 06:50 AM
How could I have been so stupid!

*handface*

ErylRavenwell
09-24-2007, 10:13 AM
What is it, I can't sign in.

Did you actually try to log in? Never do that. Never log in on a URL you find in a forum or in your mail box. Always type hotmail.com and log in. Now change your password, ASAP. Same applies for internet banking etc. This is very serious.

CatSlave, that's not funny. I'll ban you straight away if I were a mod.

maestrowork
09-24-2007, 01:55 PM
I think I can help. I found this one (http://www.crazy-jokes.com/pictures/free-mammogram.jpg), this one (http://www.hotscams.com/content_images/2007/freemammogram.jpg), and this one (http://joelogon.com/images_temp/mardis-gras-free-mammogram.jpg) (with bonus customer in shot).

:D

The second guy looks just like Frank!

Silver King
09-24-2007, 05:58 PM
CatSlave, that's not funny. I'll ban you straight away if I were a mod.
Would that also include a hard crack on the head using those brass knuckles you're sporting?

Lyra Jean
09-24-2007, 07:43 PM
Did you actually try to log in? Never do that. Never log in on a URL you find on a forum or in your mail box. Always type hotmail.com and log in. Now change your password, ASAP. Same applies for internet banking etc. This is very serious.

CatSlave, that's not funny. I'll ban you straight away if I were a mod.

Um, why is that? I do it all the time and nothing has ever happened to me.

Azraelsbane
09-24-2007, 07:54 PM
Um, why is that? I do it all the time and nothing has ever happened to me.

The reason for this is because false login pages are often a way of phishing.

Some unsuspecting person follows a link, sees a login page that looks a lot like the usual one, and inputs their username/password. The page then shows some error, and while the person entering the info often doesn't think twice about it, what really happens is the page forwards their username/password to the person running the false page. This can be a problem beyond email, as many people use the same username/password for everything from email to amazon to paypal.

I'm not saying catslave did anything bad on purpose, but one should NEVER put their username/password into a forum linked website for this very reason, and I'm pretty surprised the original link hasn't been taken away by the mods. There are a lot of trusting individuals on this board that don't know better than to sign in immediately.

CatSlave
09-24-2007, 08:16 PM
Sorry all -- I thought I was posting a funny picture but it came up as a link, and I couldn't delete the thread. So I added the message NEVER MIND so people wouldn't bother with it.

ErylRavenwell, please note: I did nothing sinister, and thank you for explaining about signing on to links. I've never done it and I did not know what it was about. Chill out, dude.

If a mod can remove the thread, that would solve the problem. Thanks.

Angie
09-24-2007, 08:32 PM
You should be able to edit your original post and remove the link, too. :)

CatSlave
09-24-2007, 08:46 PM
Oh, DUH!
It's gone, thanks. :)

Lyra Jean
09-24-2007, 08:46 PM
Oh okay. I never sign in to stuff anyway. If I have to do that then I don't bother. I figure it's not worth looking at anyway.

CatSlave
09-24-2007, 08:52 PM
Oh okay. I never sign in to stuff anyway. If I have to do that then I don't bother. I figure it's not worth looking at anyway.
Hi Bradenton, former Pass-A-Grille here.

I'll always have sand in my shoes. :)

ErylRavenwell
09-25-2007, 04:09 AM
Sorry all -- I thought I was posting a funny picture but it came up as a link, and I couldn't delete the thread. So I added the message NEVER MIND so people wouldn't bother with it.

ErylRavenwell, please note: I did nothing sinister, and thank you for explaining about signing on to links. I've never done it and I did not know what it was about. Chill out, dude.

If a mod can remove the thread, that would solve the problem. Thanks.


No hard feeling, mate. You just never know who is behind the screen. I did it for peace of mind. The link is authentic. For one second I thought you were a hacker. ;) My apology.

I know what you were trying to do, trying to link a picture from your mail box. It's not going to work. You can host your pictures on this site first before linking it to the forum.

http://photobucket.com/

CatSlave
09-25-2007, 04:51 AM
Okey dokey.
I should have learned the proper way to post a picture first - my bad. :)

ErylRavenwell
09-25-2007, 04:57 AM
Okey dokey.
I should have learned the proper way to post a picture first - my bad. :)

It looked like a very imaginative phishing tactic, and I had the link verified immediately. If you were phishing, you'd have one victim already (Jean Marie). :)

CatSlave
09-25-2007, 05:01 AM
I'm not that smart. :D

I'll be more careful how I post in the future, I promise.

ErylRavenwell
09-25-2007, 05:07 AM
I'm not that smart. :D

I'll be more careful how I post in the future, I promise.

Hehe. Sorry for overreacting again. :Hug2: