Who’s Who phish
And here, I thought I was finally famous. It’s so disappointing.
I got a “Weekly Follow-up from the National Academic Association.” I suppose it doesn’t really matter that I’d never heard of them, let alone weekly, because it came from the “Academic Association.”
“Hello Candidate,” it starts, and goes on to tell me that “As the school year opens, the Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals begin a global search for accomplished individuals in both faculty and administrative roles at post-secondary institutions of learning.”
Could this possibly be a job offer? They apparently need me to “verify your contact information so that we can properly publish your updated credentials alongside 30,000 of your prestigious peers. Such a listing can only bring you increased visibility and networking opportunities within the scholastic community.” Only 30,000! Such a select group!
Alas, when I actually went to the site http://www.wittersphere.info/YM40/53/1338/710177.1/4/13295/1600293/3O80?gy=?qqu06/vc/ld-99505.g78 (tested with a safe browser, but it doesn’t actually seem to be feeding malware) it turned out to be the “International Association of Successful Individuals.” Therefore, I don’t qualify, but no doubt a number of you do, so I’m letting you know