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Message 977549 - Posted: 12 Mar 2010, 4:34:36 UTC

Just got an invite to take a survey. As it requested email address and password I am wary to take it. Anyone know anything about it
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Message 977570 - Posted: 12 Mar 2010, 6:23:57 UTC - in response to Message 977549.

What's the URL?
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Message 977685 - Posted: 12 Mar 2010, 13:28:24 UTC - in response to Message 977681.
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http://boinc.berkeley.edu/survey/


source id is:

<SNIP>
by clarke.ssl.berkeley.edu
{/SNIP>

That URL is indeed legit.
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Message 978337 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 20:49:38 UTC

Any legitimate survey would not ask for your password....
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Message 978374 - Posted: 13 Mar 2010, 22:13:44 UTC - in response to Message 978337.

Any legitimate survey would not ask for your password....


Actually, Levi responded by giving the URL (and a bunch of other sensitive information so it had to be hidden) and the survey is legit.

The reason why the BOINC survey asks for your email address and password is so that it can link you back to an actual account for verification.

The survey is located right off the Berkeley.edu domain too: http://boinc.berkeley.edu/survey
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