RE: Phishing scam

Subject: RE: Phishing scam
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: "Boudreaux, Madelyn \(GE Healthcare, consultant\)" <MadelynBoudreaux -at- ge -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2009 16:06:13 -0600

Boudreaux, Madelyn wrote:

> It's really unlikely that my name, being made up of a
non-traditionally
> spelled first name and ridiculous surname, got generated through some
> kind of a dictionary type attack. (I keep track, and there's only 2
> people with my name on the 'net, the other one having married into
it.)

Oops, I forgot with whom the thread started. :-)

You've got a point about the spelling of the first name. But the surname
looks like a pretty run-of-the-mill French-origin name to me.

A Google search turns up 934,000 Boudreaux entries, including countless
businesses, beginning with "Boudreaux's Cajun Kitchen."

There's even a Boudreaux Joke Collection!
(http://lafourche.k12.la.us/teymard/boudjoke/)

Some of them are really, really bad. ;-)

Richard


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
303-777-0436
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References:
Phishing scam: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)
Re: Phishing scam: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Phishing scam: From: Combs, Richard
RE: Phishing scam: From: Boudreaux, Madelyn (GE Healthcare, consultant)

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