Phishing scam?

Last Update: July 09, 2016

As some of you are aware, I was receiving numerous suggestive emails sent to me from my contact form. This was more of a nuisance than anything and I just ignored them. I don't know why but they have stopped (knock on wood).

Today I received an email from Wordpress that said I had a comment pending approval on my "About Me" page. I logged on and read the comment. The comment was entirely pleasant and positive, actually one of the best comments that I've received so far.

What concerns me is that Wordpress had noted in red: "Be careful with this message. It contains content that is typically used to steal information." When I clicked on "Learn More" the message went on to say "We'll show you a warning above any message that looks like a phishing scam but comes from an address in your gmail contacts list." The odd thing is that "Beth White" isn't in my contacts.

Has this happened to anyone else? Should I report this?

Thanks!

Erica

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twilkeson57 Premium
Thanks for the info.
Has not happened to me yet.
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Dreamer56 Premium
It is great when you have a question wich is resolved quickly with no mystery
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lynnsam61 Premium
Agreed! Wish everything was that easy.
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Dreamer56 Premium
I hear that
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lynnsam61 Premium
Problem solved! The comment was posted by another WA member whose site I have reviewed. Still don't know why I got the message though.
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stevecox Premium
First time I have heard of this.
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lynnsam61 Premium
Very odd! Thanks Steve.
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chuka Premium
This is incredible Erica. I have not had phishing messages before although I do not have comments facility in my About Me page. Hope you find answers.
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lynnsam61 Premium
Thank you Chuka. I hope so too!
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