Friday, January 21, 2011

The Bollad Of Port Jackson... Not A Swansong!

Silly me. I received an official looking email purporting to be from Google, asking me to update some account information.
I had my doubts but I didn't want to jeopardise my account, so, I pressed send and nearly lost this blog. I had given away my identity and password.
Not only that but many many people in my Gmail address book received an email again purporting to come from me, saying that I was in Edinburgh on business and was robbed of my passport, money and credit cards and please send me US$1700 or as much as they could spare.
Watch out for this one.
After many complexities and filling in spaces on forms and wondering if a human was involved in the process of recovery, I received the email with instructions of how to return to the fold.
And here we are.
We're making music again...
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7 comments:

  1. Thanks Jill, it was an anxious wait...

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  2. Ah ha! The danger of assumptions. Although I though it odd, I assumed that the e-mail from you was a tongue-in-cheek response to recent comments on my blog. This post of yours has rested my mind about the e-mail but opened up a huge new can of worms about trust and truth!!!

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  3. thanks keith for your comments .Iknew this would not be from you not for one moment

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  4. Glad you are back here safe and sound!

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  5. LOL I don't know anyone with $1700, give them my email!

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  6. Thankyou all. The cheque's in the post Frann...

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