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#209202 - 01/22/13 07:36 PM subscription re-confirmation email?
embee Offline
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Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 2
Dear list,

Is this a real request or a phishing?

Sorry to be so freaky, but I had just finished reading a security newlestter and then got this re-confirmation email.

Regards,
embee

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#209205 - 01/22/13 11:03 PM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
olly Offline
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Registered: 12/18/06
Posts: 956
Loc: Auckland, New Zealand
G'day,
The website link points to the correct place so I'd imagine that unless someone hacked the site all is as it says.

regards

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#209223 - 01/23/13 10:42 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
I got it, too, and went ahead and clicked (very hesitantly I might add), but it seems legit. I would rather that Anu had just said to come to the AWAD website and find the appropriate link there, but.
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#209226 - 01/23/13 11:35 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Buffalo Shrdlu
I got it, too, and went ahead and clicked (very hesitantly I might add), but it seems legit. I would rather that Anu had just said to come to the AWAD website and find the appropriate link there, but.


Ditto, I got it too, and it returned me to the site.
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#209246 - 01/25/13 03:03 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
embee Offline
stranger

Registered: 10/05/09
Posts: 2
Thx folks. I guess I'll try to find the thing again and click on the link. Gee whiz, I don't know where I put it. frown

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#209265 - 01/27/13 05:08 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
JoR Offline
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Registered: 01/27/13
Posts: 4
Loc: South Africa
I may be paranoid, but I don't trust any e-mail that tells me to click on a link in order to do what they ask.
I immediately sent an e-mail asking Wordsmith to confirm if it was a legitimate request.... blush blush blush
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#209268 - 01/27/13 09:16 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
Faldage Offline
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13803
Good move, JoR.

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#209269 - 01/27/13 10:10 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: Faldage]
JoR Offline
stranger

Registered: 01/27/13
Posts: 4
Loc: South Africa
Thanks Faldage smile
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#209270 - 01/27/13 11:45 AM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: JoR]
LukeJavan8 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/08
Posts: 6585
Loc: Land of the Flat Water
Did you find out if we are legit??
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#209272 - 01/27/13 12:39 PM Re: subscription re-confirmation email? [Re: embee]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
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Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
My computer has suffered no ill effects from the link-clicking. But I'm on a mac, so your mileage may vary.

(and I know, bad stuff can happen to macs, too, it's just not as likely. Which is why I felt comfortable trying the link.)
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