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Google Wave scams spreading

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, October 17, 2009
14 years ago2,421 views

http://countermeasures.trendmicro.eu/a-google-wave-of-scams/

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I today received a spam entitled 'Google Wave invites', but the content is a picture offering Viagra and Cialis :)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Trend Micro's Rik Ferguson writes in blog entry listed:

"Email harvesting or affiliate advertising associated web pages are springing up intent on monetising this with false promises. The first I noticed was doing the rounds on Twitter, promising users a Google Wave invite “within the hour” if they would just surrender their twitter username and email address. As you can see, about 50% of the relevant page content was made up of affiliate-based advertising. This iste had a particulalry tricksy domain name too, lending it credibility, www.google.com-wave.info making it of course a part of the com-wave.info domain, not an official Google page.
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