Now that the e-world’s safe and sound and there’s nothing left for us, doomsday chroniclers, to write about, I’ve decided to take up my second career path of choice: stand-up comedy.
Having watched Woody Allen recount his hilarious Moose exploits, and having discovered I’ve got sooo much in common with him (we BOTH wear glasses…there!), I set about creating a repertoire for myself. You know, so that I’m well prepared for the show that’s bound to set me orbiting Comedy Planet.
Draft 1: Scam walks into a bar and tells the bartender: ”Mother’s maiden name!”. Bartender answers: ”Iron”.
(not that good, huh?)
Draft 2: Scam walks into a bar. Bartender says: “We don’t serve PINs here”. Scam says: “Haystacks, maybe?”.
I’ll go ahead and assume you’ll be ROTFL-ing for the next couple of minutes…at least. No chance? Oh, well…guess I could use a little bit of practice to get my sense of spontaneous humor back into shape. Help’s already on the way:
The Internet is undoubtedly swarming with opportunities for breakthrough discoveries (from 300 page single-space volumes on Why Santa has a beard to slideshows on how to build your own mall in an ant farm) so I wouldn’t blame anyone for clicking this promising link. One click that takes you to:
A nice Twitter login lookalike. Just look at its wonder of a URL.
Just as in the Moose story, take the page to a party, drive with it writhing on your fender, let it come second in costume contests (with winners dressed up as phishing pages)….just don’t give it your e-mail address or your Twitter credentials. Things won’t be much fun afterwards.
This article is based on the technical information provided courtesy of Tudor Florescu, BitDefender Online Threats Analyst
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