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It has come to our attention that some Sisqtel.net customers have received emails from a fraudulent source indicating that they should change their user name and password information. Additional information on this type of privacy attack (phishing) can be found here:
Avoid copyright infringement! Use the MPAA's site, "www.respectcopyrights.org," to learn how to avoid digital piracy!
It's a difficult thing...you hear how your friends found the latest new music or movies "for free" online and it appears to be a legitimate web site and/or service...a good rule of thumb to follow - as the MPAA's site states...if it sounds "Too New To Be True," it probably is.
Strong passwords are important!
Identity thieves search for accounts with weak passwords. They set up phishing scams and send out spam or viruses under the account holder’s name. If you use the same password in multiple locations, like your online bank account, they can even break in and steal your money!
The more sophisticated your password, the less likely you’ll be victimized. To thwart criminals before they strike, change your password following these directions:
Mac OS malware in the wild.
As the Mac operating system gains more market share, it seems to be getting more attention by the malware writers. Below you will find the description and removal techniques for a piece of malware that is currently infecting many versions of the Mac OS.