[NAFEX] maybe a "malicious" message?

Idell Weydemeyer iwgarden at earthlink.net
Thu Sep 29 22:15:29 EDT 2011

Thanks-- I did find out my membership has run out and I will send in my
renewal--but I was not used to getting an online notice from NAFEX--new!

Yes, it is so important to be very careful.. I simply delete anything that
looks remotely suspicious and if a friend has sent it, I sent them a
separate email to find out if they in fact did send the questionable

Gmail has a good use.


-----Original Message-----
From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org
[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Lawrence F. London,
Sent: Thursday, September 29, 2011 5:58 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] maybe a "malicious" message?

On 9/29/2011 11:20 AM, Idell Weydemeyer wrote:

> I received a message that said  I must re-subscribe to NAFEX but as I have
> had some messages lately from some individuals that have had their e-mail
> taken over (mostly LinkedIn messages requests to be added), I looked at
> set up for NAFEX at this  http://lists.ibiblio.org/mailman/listinfo/nafex.

It could have been from NAFEX itself but would absolutely not be a 
system message from the list; once subscribed, always subscribed until 
you leave the list. I would be very wary of suspicious messages these 
days and do not click on any link contain in them unless you are 100% 
sure that is it from a recognized and trusted source; of  course hacked 
accounts using people's email addressbooks to propagate viruses into 
lists and to individuals is common these days. The virus containing 
lists in hacked email is usually pretty easy to spot. I highly recommend 
using GMail and Thunderbird for email. If, GMail, then nothing is on 
your home computer.

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