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#700588 - 10th Jun 2012 9:12pm Adobe Update Scam
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The old Adobe Scam is being used again, if you receive an E-Mail that looks like the one below do not not click the link.
delete the E-Mail

This is a bogus email and you should not download any software from the sites linked within the email. Adobe the makers of Adobe Reader and other software will notify you of an update when you use their software and not send out an email telling you about updates.

Text is from here: Adobe E-Mail Hoax...


ADOBE SCAM by Micckle, on Flickr

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#700590 - 10th Jun 2012 9:17pm Re: Adobe Update Scam [Re: ChrisJ]
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thanks chris will watch for it. max

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#700686 - 11th Jun 2012 7:39am Re: Adobe Update Scam [Re: ChrisJ]
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I got a notification of an Egreeting the other day and like anything that requires me to open a file or a link I deleted immediately , unless a file or a piccy is coming from people I know they go into the bit bucket.

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#700743 - 11th Jun 2012 1:13pm Re: Adobe Update Scam [Re: davew3]
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Originally Posted By: davew3
I got a notification of an Egreeting the other day and like anything that requires me to open a file or a link I deleted immediately , unless a file or a piccy is coming from people I know they go into the bit bucket.


Are you guys sure there is NO spyware or the such on your computers?
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#700746 - 11th Jun 2012 1:33pm Re: Adobe Update Scam [Re: Nigel]
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No, I use various progs for malaware and I use Yahoo email so apart from the connection to Yahoo, so long as I steer clear of opening a file then I have a chance, but then as an exercise every other month I usually format the drive and reinstall everything I need.

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