From: Rod Aries
Joe Halbrook wrote:
My wife did a search at Yahoo! last Tuesday for "cooking
recipes" and found a few sites to peruse. Then, today, we
received this email from someone with a Yahoo! email address
I would wager that it is not Yahoo that did this, but stealth
software designed to scrape your computer for your email address. The
way this software SHOULD work is that a dialogue box comes up and asks
if you would like to be added to the mailing list, then it extracts
your email. The way it usually works is that a dialogue box appears
with the typical, "do you want to make domain.com your home
page?" when in reality, by hitting no, it has been structured as
a yes and scrapes the email from your computer.
Whenever I can, I use the close dialogue box by hitting the
"x" in the top right hand corner, although I have noticed
that some dialogue boxes have disabled that function.
Obviously their assumption is if you are looking for cooking, you
won't mind emails specific to your tastes.
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