[volunteers] LinkedIn spam: Cut that bull****, please
jesse650 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 12:54:07 PDT 2012
To be extra clear, John Sokol has NOT requested a password
change. And as you know, password reset is an automated
process in which email is sent to the original address.
You cannot specify a recipient address when resetting a
On 6/11/12, Jesse Monroy <jesse650 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know you are missing the point. Perhaps because John is
> not clear in the email. The long list of attached email addresses
> is not by him. It is most likely a failed spam attempt.
> Spammers are mostly likely trying to catch people on the
> click. So, what is most likely is that the recent break in at
> Linkedin has prompted spammers to send fake confirmation
> emails that have their basis on John's address-book (keep by
> Linkedin). We will find out in a few days.
> I can assure you the original email is NOT from John Sokol.
> On 6/11/12, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
>> Quoting John Sokol (john.sokol at gmail.com):
>>> I have no idea what it did that. I didn't set any such thing.
>> A few minutes later:
>>> Ok it had speakers in my list of E-mail addresses.
>> As Stephen Colbert says, 'I accept your apology.' ;->
>> Clue: If you insist on mucking about with LinkedIn, don't pick its
>> infamous 'Spam every address known to my GMail account' functions.
>> It makes you look inconsiderate and pisses people off, justifiably.
>> I'm willing to do the work of administering SVLUG's mailing lists, but
>> people pulling dumb stunts like _that_ adds to the workload gratuitously
>> and stupidly. Don't do that again.
>>> Rick you need to take a really big chill pill.
>> You need to stop doing really stupid things that waste my time, or I
>> will throw you off. I haven't forgotten that you were the only person
>> ever to violate this mailing list's one and only, very simple rule.
>> This is the 'working mailing list for the volunteers of the Silicon
>> Valley Linux User Group'. Crap like you just pulled is a negative
>> volunteers mailing list
>> volunteers at lists.svlug.org
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