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Rick Talbot <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:21:16 -0500
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Yes, these Internet hackers can be dangerous. I on the other hand lucked out
when I answered a Nigerian prince's email request. He said he was a Mark
Twain fan. His country is in turmoil and he needed a place to store several
million dollars for a short time. He seemed like a nice guy and he promised
me a HUGE gift for this small favor. I gave him my bank account numbers and
now, this morning, I am going to the bank to pick up my check for
$3,000,000.00! Isn't that amazing? So the lesson here is sometimes you can
trust these Internet things and sometimes you can't. I guess I'm just the
lucky one.

Richard Talbot
1531 West Idaho Avenue
Falcon Heights, MN 55108-2118
(651) 646-6624
(651) 280 8734
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-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of C.J. Peiffer
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2013 8:58 AM
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Subject: Re: Bad Moment !!! Jocelyn A. Chadwick

If you ever receive  a message from a friend that has nothing but an intern=
et link=2C that is also a sign that your friend's email has been hacked.  A=
 friend will usually tell you what a url leads to or mention why s/he sent =
The hackers are active. Last week=2C I received 4 of those and when I conta=
cted my friends=2C every one of them had been hacked.

When your email server asks you for a second email address or cell phone nu=
mber so you can be contacted by another means=2C be sure to enter one.  Whe=
n I was hacked=2C the person changed my email password=2C so the only way I=
 had to contact my server was through a separate email account.

I changed my password to 16 digits (the longest my server will allow) of ra=
ndom letters=2C numbers and symbols ----haven't had a problem since.=20

Carol Peiffer