[Taxacom] Please Read This...Michael Heads

Mike Sadka M.Sadka at nhm.ac.uk
Thu Feb 16 07:44:36 CST 2012


 
>> but our "insanely great" machine will never become infected and send
such emails.

Never is a strong word...

When Macs are as widespead as PCs maybe malicious coders will consider
them worth the effort, but for now they are probably not targetted
simply because they are less numerous.

Cheerio, Mike




-----Original Message-----
From: taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu
[mailto:taxacom-bounces at mailman.nhm.ku.edu] On Behalf Of Jan Bosselaers
Sent: 16 February 2012 13:10
To: Sylvain Razafimandimbison
Cc: TAXACOM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Please Read This...Michael Heads

Sylvain,

Yes, we receive this email like anybody else, but our "insanely great"
machine will never become infected and send such emails.

Cheers,

Jan

> Hi Jan,
> I only use Mac but still get this kind of email.
> Best,
> Sylvain
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Sylvain Razafimandimbison, Ph.D,
> Bergius Foundation, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 10504, 
> Stockholm, Sweden
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Mailing address: Bergius Foundation, Department of Botany, Stockholm 
> University, SE-10691, Stockholm, Sweden
> 
> On 16 feb 2012, at 11.24, Jan Bosselaers wrote:
> 
>> It is a kind of Trojan Horse that infects people's mailbox and then
sends this message to all their contacts. It is around for some years.
Work on a Mac and this will never happen to you!
>> 
>> Jan Bosselaers
>> 
>>> Yeah, really!
>>> 
>>> This is one of the new tricks to steal money. I am sure that the
real Michael would have better ways to deal with the situation if this
was actually his situation.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 16 Feb 2012, at 09:58, Michael Heads wrote:
>>> 
>>>    Hope you and your family are in good health.Could you please help

>>> me if you can? I had a visit to (Spain) for a program, but 
>>> unfortunately i was mugged at the park of the hotel where i lodged ,

>>> all cash, credit card and cell were stolen off me.Thank God i still 
>>> have my passport with me... I am so confused right now and I've been

>>> to the embassy and the Police here but they're not helping issues at

>>> all Please can you lend me (1,650 Euro) so i can clear my bills and 
>>> return home.As soon as I get home I would refund it immediately.Tell

>>> me if you can help.I'm freaked out at the moment.
>>> Hope to hear from you soon
>>> 
>>> Best Regards
>>> Michael Heads
>>> 
>>> Wellington, New Zealand.
>>> 
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