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12-15-2010 @ 12:13AM
Mousing over links to check if they're legit is hard.
12-15-2010 @ 12:23AM
Yes. For some, it is.Because not all 12 million Wow players are at ALL tech saavy. Many are parents that play to spend time with their kids. Many are kids that know how to use a computer, but know nothing about security.So go ahead and pat yourself on the back for knowing how to click on links. But don't be a jerk because you know something someone else might not.I guarantee you there are people that know more about INSERT TOPIC HERE than you.
12-15-2010 @ 1:51AM
In Mail, on my Mac, there is no link preview thingy at the bottom of the window or anything, that I could find. If you are using a web-based email service, this is great advice, but otherwise, it might be completely useless.On the note of the emails themselves, I've gotten two over the last week or so, claiming to be battle.net, saying that my account info had been changed and to check to make sure, or something. The first time, I hit up us.battle.net, logged in, noticed nothing had changed, deleted the email, confused. The second one, yesterday, I had just woken up, clicked the link in my drowsiness, and was faced with a big red screen saying ATTACK SITE BEWARE RAWR. Thank you, Firefox.
12-15-2010 @ 6:21AM
@waycooler Mouseover tooltip.
12-15-2010 @ 3:11AM
@waycooler: If you hover the link in Mail, the address will be shown in a tooltip. :)
12-15-2010 @ 4:26AM
Have you ever heard of the idea where your brain only needs to see few letters of but still can read the sentences like they were proper sentences?Also when the link could be like eu-battle or like back in the day there was addon site where i was l. Would you notice the missing PIXEL when you click the link on google search?When people read these they might panic and click the link anyway and dont look at tiny damn pixel differences.Dont click the links folks, its bad.
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