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    I read this article on Ghacks today and thought it might be of interest to you.

    Peace, CAS

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        The link was/is in the first post.

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          Thanks. Missed it.

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      Thanks. Missed it.

      Easy to miss. I missed it just now as I was reading this thread. Being in blue font, well, if you had just been reading a lot of threads listed on the right in BLUE font (like I did) your eyes could easily go past the link in this thread. Maybe bold it in blue?

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      From that article linked by CAS in the original comment, I would relegate all the kinds of email listed there to the trash can, including the one in German telling me that I have won some unspecified big prize for some reason and to click a link to get my due reward (indeed!).

      But if I were working on some company and especially if I were telecommuting to work there, so I would not always be up to date on what management might be up to, I might be a little more prone to click the evil link in the two last categories:

      Failed delivery attempt — Unfortunately, our courier was unable to deliver your item.

      Emails not delivered due to overloaded mail servers
      The Google support team.

      Online employee survey: What would you improve about working at the company?

      Reminder: New company-wide dress code – Human Resources.

      Attention all employees: new building evacuation plan – Safety Department.

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      I found another article on gHacks that speaks specifically to a phishing scheme bearing on two factor authentication and Windows sign-in. Click here. (I missed it when I found the article originally referred to in this post.)

      Peace, CAS

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