Wordfast Pro +..Apparent SCAM..Phishing..Virus e-mail etc.
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airmailrpl  Identity Verified
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Apr 30, 2009

Wordfast Pro +..Apparent SCAM..Phishing..Virus e-mail etc.

New Wordfast Pro Version Available

De: Wordfast mail@wordfast.com
Para:

Assunto: New Wordfast Pro Version Available
Data: 29/04/2009 20:10

Wordfast: Buy Now and Save!

Wordfast: The next step in Translation Memory.

Wordfast Pro has arrived

Wordfast is pleased to announce a new version of Wordfast Pro, which offers users more powerful features than ever before. Also being released is Wordfast Pro +, Available May 1, an optional plug-in that enables enhanced batch processing and TM administration functionality.

New features include:

- Support for InDesign files

- Real-time quality assurance

- Right-to-left language support

- Unlimited batch analysis, pre-translations, and clean-up (Wordfast Pro +)

- Simultaneous analysis of files against multiple Translation Memories (Wordfast Pro +)

- Extraction of frequently occurring segments across hundreds of files (Wordfast Pro +)

- Efficient management of TM assets with a new TM administration module (Wordfast Pro +)

Download the free demo version today and see for yourself how Wordfast Pro can help you save time, money, and effort from the next word you translate!

To purchase Wordfast, the highest value TM tool on the market, click here.
https://www.swiftpage6.com/speasapage.aspx?X=2Y0RGAXDHQR5MI3W00SQWE

Please Note: Existing Wordfast Classic license holders can install and license Wordfast Pro for free. Click here for more information.
https://www.swiftpage6.com/speasapage.aspx?X=2Y0RGAXDHQR5MI3W00SQWE

www.wordfast.com
https://www.swiftpage6.com/speasapage.aspx?X=2Y0RGAXDHQR5MI3W00SQWE
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https://www.swiftpage6.com/speasapage.aspx?X=2Y0RGAXDHQR5MI3W00SQWE


 

Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 18:35
French to English
On what basis... Apr 30, 2009

...did you determine that this is potentially phishing/a virus? I have received the same this morning, no surprise that I am on their mailing list because I'm a customer... and the new release has been expected. I don't see what the problem is.

 

Denis HAY  Identity Verified
Local time: 18:35
English to French
No scam at all… Apr 30, 2009

Hi everyone,

This is no scam at all, a real new version of Wordfast Pro has indeed been released and the news has been published on several newsgroups and websites.


 

Edwal Rospigliosi  Identity Verified
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Possible reason Apr 30, 2009

Lori Cirefice wrote:

...did you determine that this is potentially phishing/a virus?

Perhaps because the links point out to an address other than wordfast.com?


 

airmailrpl  Identity Verified
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What made me suspicious Apr 30, 2009

1) the links point to an address other than wordfast.com
2) I am not on their mailing list
3)The Wordfast web site makes no mention of "Wordfast Pro +.
4) Everyone of the links in the e-mail message are the same though the text says you are going to different areas.
5) I would like to know if anyone actually clicked on the links and everything was okay??

I don't usually click on links that come in e-mails


 

Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 18:35
English to Polish
Marketing Tool May 1, 2009

Swiftpage is marketing company/tool/service.
You might contact the company to see if that e-mail was a part of marketing mailing.
http://swiftpage.com/Contact.htm

Update: There is a small note about Wordfast update hidden on Wordfast website:
Concurrently being released is Wordfast Pro Plus, an option which will enable Wordfast Pro users to access enhanced batch processing capabilities and TM administration functionality (available May 1st)

[Edited at 2009-05-01 14:20 GMT]


 

airmailrpl  Identity Verified
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clicked on the link?? May 3, 2009

Has anyone actually clicked on the link:
https://www.swiftpage6.com/speasapage.aspx?X=2Y0RGAXDHQR5MI 3W00SQWE


 

Wojciech Froelich  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 18:35
English to Polish
Link will redirect you May 3, 2009

The link will redirect you to
http://www.wordfast.com/products_wordfast_Pro_Plus.html
making the note in the system that you clicked the link (the link is adjusted for each recipient, it's not the same for the whole mailing). That's how modern marketing tools work.


 


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