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Date: 2008-03-23 21:25
Security: Public
Tags:psa, public
Subject: PSA

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Just a PSA - if anybody on MSN is getting random URLs from people taking the form http://theirusername.images.<something>.info/, don't click it. I'm not sure what it is but it's not something that's safe to click.

I'm looking into it right now.

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Explain me what is justice, what is right?
User: lady_angelina
Date: 2008-03-23 21:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)

Thanks for the heads-up. I don't actually use MSN myself, but if this is some kind of malware being propogated via IM, then it could spread to accounts on other IM services. ^^;;

Something like this happened to me and a friend a couple of years ago. It was by force of habit that I clicked on the URL that appeared to be sent from my friend, before I realized right away that it wasn't her writing style. Thankfully, my machine and accounts seemed to be intact after all, but hers weren't. ^^;; So yeah, don't click on any links unless you can confirm that it was intentionally sent by the sender.

This is such a valuable PSA in general, so are you sure you want to keep this protected, Ciaran?

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Sophie
User: soph
Date: 2008-03-23 22:11 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)

Yeah, I meant to unprotect it, but forgot. Thanks for reminding me. :)

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MFB: huh
User: mfb
Date: 2008-03-23 22:46 (UTC)
Userpic:huh
Subject: (no subject)

I was going to ask if it was like lemonparty don't click or memory leak don't click, but I think I'm just gonna settle for 'i like your new layout'

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pretzal702
User: pretzal702
Date: 2009-02-26 20:46 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)

I don't know why I was unable to see my older posts but I looked again and now am able to go back to them. thanks

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Sophie
User: soph
Date: 2009-02-26 20:47 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)

No worries! I'm glad I could help out :)

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