Computer Repair – Look out for SCAMS!!!
They’re out there 🙁
This is a topic that I’ve never gotten around to talk about lately until now. I feel that everyone should be aware that their are websites that look legit but there goal is to collect YOUR information for personal gain.
Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 1:
I can count at least a handful of times going to a website that looks similar to the site that I selected only to find out it’s not a real site. Typically you will come across these results by either mistyping the name of a website or clicking on the wrong link by searching for the desired site.
As you can see from the example above this Paypal site looks real however there is one detail that stands out the most. Lets see if you can guess what it is!!! Examine the picture carefully and check below for the answer.
I will list specific examples of each details to look for. You will have to pay attention to sudden clues that seems out of the ordinary from your usual visits to your websites.
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This is another example of the Paypal picture which have a realistic look but has the same identifying qualities of a fraudulent site.
So have you figured out what’s wrong with this picture?
I’ll display one more picture.
In case you’ve guessed the main feature that is incorrect is the website name in the address bar. That’s usually the first thing you should notice if things don’t seem right.
Computer Repair Tips & Computer Repair Services Part 2:
First part of my post focuses more on misleading website names in the address bar however the content presented looks legit. The second part of my post focuses more on the content of a website. These types of websites can be easy to spot as false recreations of the original however as you can see from the pictures above they can be very convincing.
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This site is definitely a scam
The main purpose of sites like the ones listed above is to take advantage of unsuspecting users online and steal there personal information for financial gain. Always stay alert and if something sounds too good to be true then chances are it may not be.
I will make a part two of this post soon!!!
Thanks again for taking the time to check out this post, and I hope you all enjoy the information that I have provided here today. If you need help click here to contact me. For more computer repair & service information feel free to check out my other posts.
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For more information click here http://www.microsoft.com/security/online-privacy/phishing-symptoms.aspx