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Silly me... I think I may have succumbed to a possible phishing email...

Must have been a server error (of perhaps something wasn't working with my
internet connection), but the updates have worked.

Perhaps I'm a little paranoid...

On 12 May 2018 at 17:14, Owen Thomas <owen.paul.thomas at gmail.com> wrote:

> I clicked on a link inside what I thought was a follow-up email sent to me
> about a job application. If you want to know what the link was, you'll find
> it here <http://adtrk.tw/tp/t2i.3NMC-JFn_t3rt_Jkp_I_f_K>. I don't
> recommend clicking it, because I don't know what it does; I supplied it
> merely in case someone could inspect the link and advise. I tried to reply
> to the sender and apparently the recipient's email server cannot be
> contacted.
> Now, it appears that a whole swag of downloads are failing when I try to
> connect to get patches. Eventually I get a dialogue window that displays
> "Failed to download package files.". My internet connection is fine because
> you received this email.
> Could my troubles with the software updates be related to link I clicked
> on the email? Should I perhaps do a complete reinstall of my Ubuntu?
>   Owen.
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