(2) And sometimes I have short questions unrelated to the topic at hand that don't need much of a reply. At the very least, there should be a way to poke someone and say, "Hey, I'd like to ask you about X. " And then give the user the option of allowing an exchange or not...
If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.
If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.
S company to India (USV Limited) when I started the "interview". The first I received the "manager" that was interviewing me had so many misspelled words and was so unprofessional I thought this has to be a scam and I ended the session and told them I wasn't interested.
I also would warn job seekers to beware of yahoo messenger interviews.
Are there any plans to allow this to happen in the future?
I can see this being used by recruiters and contracting folks.
No contact information whatsoever, just the instant messenger address.
Then I did a google search on the company name, doesn't exist.
A cyberstalker can also post messages in newsgroups to start malicious rumors.
More complex forms of harassment include mail bombs, sending the target a devastating virus, or spamming the target with electronic junk mail.
Unfortunately, some yet-to-be-enlightened officers have recommended to victims that they either turn off their computers, or that they call law enforcement again if the cyberstalkers confront or threaten them offline, in person. One of the most common forms of harassment is unsolicited hate mail, or obscene or threatening e-mail.