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May 10, 2010

got a freaky/spam message , but wondering how come


I am Tariq n happen to work as Unix sys admin . I joined Linux.com a couple of days ago . I got the below mail on my email i have shared with linux.com and i am pretty sure it's some spam/scam mail , what i am surprised is how come a tech portal like linux.com and I am concerned about the privacy now , not sure who all you share the info with ?? pls help .


Hi tariq,

maureen just sent you a new message.

You can read your new message here:


Have a nice day!

NOTE: This is an auto-generated email. Please do not respond.

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