Daily Archives: March 24, 2014

Phishing attack of the day

Is this:

Thank you for registering with us.
Email:
Password: ******
Activation code 70751

Please click the link below to access the video that shows how the system work.

Below is a link that I don’t recognize. Not surprising, because I have never heard of the organization sending it, never mind asked for an activation code.

Just a reminder: whenever you get email like that, delete it right away.

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What technology wants to make obsolete, it first makes an icon :)

This icon is pretty common:

I wonder how many people know it comes from something like this:

 

 

This great article, The Floppy Disk means Save, and 14 other old people Icons that don’t make sense anymore by Scott Hanselman, has 13 more examples of this. Fun to read.