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Has anyone signed up for one of these sketchy-looking "get free stuff for being a product tester" sites? (example
.) What disaster, if any, has befallen you? What expensive personal electronic devices, if any, have you received for "free"?
posted by Tubes
on Mar 10, 2005 -
I get a phishing
e-mail on a daily basis. It probably accounts for 10% of my spam. The FTC
and private industry groups
are up in arms, but the problem keeps getting worse. Given the little old ladies who are losing their pensions by clicking on these links, why can't anyone catch these guys? What's the technological barrier?
posted by Saucy Intruder
on Dec 15, 2004 -
How do scammers who send email claiming to be from my bank and needing my account info know which banks I use? [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by shinnin
on Sep 16, 2004 -
When administering websites and email accounts for the average Jose (hinternet tourists
, the lot of them), what's a good FAQ to cc: to them for information on spam and scams?
posted by brownpau
on Dec 8, 2003 -