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Old May 2, 2013, 01:01 AM   #76
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It is bloody hilarious that the Apple-Logo not even has the right aspect ratio, let alone proper use of upper- and lowercase.

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If you fall for this then Tim Cook should come to your home and punch you in the junk.
LOL! That might actually be fun to watch.
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Old May 2, 2013, 01:49 AM   #77
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Yeah that looks legit!
Hahahahaha, it's so hilarious with that Apple logo aspect ratio
The guys who send these should have used 10 minutes to just create a legit e-mail.
Don't give them ideas now. These scoundrels will unfortunately get better at this with practice. No need to help them get there faster.....LOL
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Old May 2, 2013, 04:45 AM   #78
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Old May 2, 2013, 04:49 AM   #79
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Oh for Pete's sake! LOOK at the email. Putting a stupid Apple logo on the top doesn't mean people should suddenly lose the ability to see this obvious phishing attempt. By the way "inexperienced internet users" is irrelevant. The broken English and crazy wording should have been enough of a tip to ANY sensible person.
Unfortunately the non tech savvy, and particularly older users DO get fooled by this type of thing....we are not all so well informed and many people simply use their Macs without concerning themselves with what's a going on behind the scenes. Yes, it's an obvious email, but it will catch people out, if it didn't, the hackers wouldn't bother with this type of thing.
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That email true is. They fix helped me my Loging correctly. You should send infos by next 48 hours!
Yeah, right!!!
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Old May 9, 2013, 01:53 PM   #82
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These things mostly seem to have really terrible grammar. So easy to spot I would think.
Yes, you'd think so, but have you looked at the grammar and spelling used by a lot of forum posters?

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