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If end-users enter their login particulars here they'll mechanically get diverted onto the top-page of the real AOL site.
Mistakenly knowing that they've accomplished the required virus removal-program, the victims may perceive, but too late that they've been 'phished.'Meanwhile, the cyber crooks responsible for the scam becoming equipped with the filched credentials can break into the victims' actual AOL accounts, seize additional sensitive info as also utilize the hijacked A/Cs for leveraging more spam and scam schemes.
Since that first Hotmail version, there have been numerous others, each skewering various free online services and companies.
September 2001 saw the same violin used to play a slightly different song: Attention Hotmail Users: Due to a recent increase in the number of Hotmail users, we have found that our free web-based email service has become too popular for our resources.
They may even block the true account-holders from accessing their accounts so they become incapable of aborting the fraudulent operations.
According to the auto-response Hotmail has set up to answer queries about the supposed cancellation: “The message you’ve received is a hoax chain letter.” On the subject of dormant accounts and when they will be deleted, Hotmail has this to say in its FAQ: (including this hoax note) through Hotmail, you aren’t at risk, because the system already knows your account is active.
Unlike other instant messaging software or web applications, on ICQ the only permanent user info is the UIN, although it is possible to search for other users using their associated e-mail address or any other detail they have made public by updating it in their account's public profile.
In addition the user can change all of his or her personal information, including screen name and e-mail address, without having to re-register.
When you start AOL Desktop, it will automatically check for any updates.
If an update is available, the AOL Desktop update mechanism will deliver them while AOL Desktop is running.