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    Phishing e-mails
    Some friends have recently been caught out by e-mails, apparently from one of their friends, inviting them to open files in googledocs. Like iCloud this requires a password. Would I be right in thinking that, if you have saved your password details for a particular website, the password would not appear if there was a link to another website/application masquerading as the real thing? If so it might be best, provided your device is password protected, to save passwords.

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    The best thing is to never open these e-mails. Just trash them.

    Always look at the sender's e-mail address first to determine it's authenticity. If you don't recognize the sender's e-mail address...trash it.

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    Unfortunately the e-mail came from the friend 'cos the hacker had hacked into her e-mail account.

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