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Dear Mike-

On a later Mac (Powerbook G4) what is the command to "kill HTML" is it
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plain text or something along those lines?

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On Feb 6, 2005, at 6:24 PM, Mike Richter wrote:

> At 02:30 PM 2/6/2005 -0800, RA Friedman wrote:
>> Yes, this is getting really bad since the "phishers" are now starting
>> to
>> create exact facsimiles of the real sites. I got one for Paypal
>> recently.
>> The link takes you to a site that looks just like Paypal. It isn't.
>> The
>> rule of thumb is don't log into any site unless you have chosen it
>> via the
>> actual URL in your browser. No legitimate site will ever send you an
>> email
>> asking you to log-in.
>
> 1. Kill the HTML in all incoming e-mail. The true address is almost
> always
> invisible in plaintext, hiding underneath in the HTML.
>
> 2. Never click a link in an e-mail; copy and paste so you go to the
> site
> which appears to the eye.
>
> 3. Do not trust appearances. ebay.com is an eBay domain;
> ebaymembers.com
> may or may not be.
>
> 90+% of my HTML e-mail is spam or phishing. 90+% of my plaintext
> e-mail is
> legitimate. I've never received a plaintext phishing attempt.
>
> Mike
>
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