Guess there are more than just a few FS users reding my bloggy as well, so with your friendly permission, Inara, I’m gonna reblog this important message.
Thx for caring.
Noticed this little snippet from Inara’s article:
a scam site that is particularly nasty, as the Windows download link is infected
Haha, what does that tell us? Come on, you know what I usually say in these situations, so I’ll spare you the hint to finally get fukn rid of your fukn Windblows and switch to lovely Linux. But I’m not saying, just sayin’. 😉
There are always certain risks involved in on-line living. With Second Life, we’ve all likely seen or heard of various scams and attempts to either data-scrape or gain people’s account details through phishing and other means.
Another area of risk is using viewers from untrusted sources, making a careful checking of linking to TPV sites mandatory (e.g. by checking them through the Third Party Viewer Directory page on the SL wiki) – particularly when they appear in note cards or pop-up in group chat sessions, and so on.
I raise this because Firestorm has been the subject of fake accounts posting links to a completely fake Firestorm viewer website.
The website – note the addresses arrowed above – is a scam site that…
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