More subtle than just sending a link and hoping you click, the trick here is to get the person to ask for more information by saying ‘What’s the code they gave you? But the website they link to is not what it claims to be.
There are at least 13 of these fake websites, Symantec reports.
Want to make yourself more attractive to a potential mate? Turns out that having a great credit history is sexy to some people.
And an online dating site is betting that hooking people up — in part based on their credit scores –will score lots of users.
Once you’ve invested that much in the process, they ask for your credit card details as ‘secure age verification’. But at the bottom in small print it says a bonus offer of a ‘free trial’ for erotic websites.For a small price, they say you can see people’s real life social media details if you sign up.Unfortunately, once you tap in your details you will actually be paying for a porn site subscription costing £90.30."Women gave more credit to their male teammates and took less credit themselves unless their role in bringing about the performance outcome was irrefutably clear or they were given explicit information about their likely task competence," the study finds."However, women did not credit themselves less when their teammate was female." Haynes says she was inspired to conduct this research when she encountered the phenomenon in her own life.