The increasing importance of having your internet guard up

Nov 22, 2011 Published under Science and Technology

Daniel recently noticed a scamming pattern that he worries will fool many unsuspecting Facebook users.  Recently, scammers have been directing people towards domains that look authentic at first glance because they begin with “http” or “www” or include personal references, as per the image below.  Of course, when a user clicks on this link the scammer in fact hacks into their email account and grabs all of their contacts.  It is more important than ever to be attuned to internet trickery and to protect your privacy.




Spotted by Daniel Lubetzky, redacted by Adeena Schlussel

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