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Blog entry by Roger posted 11-06-2012 02:40 PM 3420 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I want to bring this to everyones attention. Anyone who has received an email from (me) about me needing help because I’m in the Phillipines, or some other place is SPAM….... DO NOT CLICK ON ANYTHING IN THAT EMAIL or you will get hacked also…...... I’ve just spent the past 2 days getting this straightend out….. I lost ALL my email contacts, emails, and everything else. I am sorry, and hope that anyone else doesn’t have this problem….. These hackers are out there…......... My puter was hacked from someone in Nigeria…............. on 5 different occasions the past few days….... I have fixed this problem, and my Kentuk55@bellsouth.net and Kentuk55@yahoo.com emails are good again…. I’ve been goin nutz for 2 days trying to get this resolved…........ which as of right now, this minute, it is… I apologize if this happens to anyone else….... I only hope that ya’ll didn’t click on anything inside of that email of me asking for help….if you just opened it and didn’t click on anything inside it, please forward it back to me so I can see if all my contacts are in the “send-to” line…......... I’m sorry I couldn’t get this message any faster to you all.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net



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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-06-2012 02:47 PM

I thought you were Nigerian? :-)

Thanks for the heads up

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Roger

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#2 posted 11-06-2012 02:56 PM

lol, thnx for the pun Monte….... It’s well needed. My head is ready to explode from all this stress…... First time this has ever happened to me. I hope it will never happen again…

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#3 posted 11-06-2012 03:09 PM

So when are you expecting the lady to arrive from Nigeria, ZZ ?

It’s a great pity that these talented spam producers turn their talent into fraudulent gain. i.e. theft.
Sorryy it happened to you, but don’t blame yourself, you are not in control of these devious schemes, hope you have everything taken care of now.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#4 posted 11-06-2012 04:03 PM

Sounds like a rotal pain in the ass. Glad you got it corrected. What type of spam and virus software were you using?

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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patron

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#5 posted 11-06-2012 04:21 PM

bummer roger

i didn’t get or open anything

i will send you a can of spam if you need

glad you have resolve

i lost everything here too
when i switched satellite company’s
the old one just dumped everything
into cyberspace no warning or concern at all

hope you get back home soon

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 11-06-2012 04:55 PM

Roger… I don’t think I even have your email address…

One rule I have that just came to me by osmosis…
I immediately delete & block any emails from Nigeria or mention Nigeria…
... and millions of dollars that are mine for the asking…

That is what the Delete button is for…

Thanks for the warning…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Dave

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#7 posted 11-06-2012 04:59 PM

get a mac

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Roger

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#8 posted 11-06-2012 05:30 PM

I think I am ok… so to speak… I’ll be sendin a few messages out. It’s been a 2-day headache

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Craftsman on the lake

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#9 posted 11-06-2012 05:39 PM

If you have a Mac…. never mind, you’re not affected.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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AlaskaGuy

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#10 posted 11-06-2012 06:58 PM

MAC is not hack proof.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 11-06-2012 07:13 PM

So were you on those naughty Nigerian websites again?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Dave

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#12 posted 11-06-2012 09:01 PM

No its not but its a lot safer. Right now most of the viruses and Trojans are written for Microsoft and adobe.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Roger

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#13 posted 11-06-2012 11:47 PM

LOL Monte…. Twas my own stupidity, and not payin attention. and not from bein on “those kind” of sites.. hehe

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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robert triplett

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#14 posted 11-07-2012 06:12 AM

W had a fellow teacher go through this a few years ago. She was suddenly in England, stranded and needed help. Some us wished her luck and others were glad she was stuck!! My wife has put fear into me about what i click on. I may have missed out on a fortune or meeting a few ladies, but no hacking. Back to woodworking now?
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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Gengaskokaren

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#15 posted 11-07-2012 06:16 PM

One problen could be that you write your email address with correct spelling in your signature field. The spammers will found it. Change the at and the dot as in “anyone(at)anywere(dot)com”. A human will understand anyway but not necessarily a spam generator.

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