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How do fake or scam websites work?

Started by siratseo, September 22, 2023, 05:01:19 AM

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Fake websites work by redirecting users to scam sites through pop-ups, social media ads, phishing emails, DNS hijacking, or even shady search results. Fake websites then use a variety of social engineering tactics, such as enticing rewards, false urgency, or other strategies to get you to voluntarily give up private information or click a button that installs malware on your device. Pharming sites are examples of fake websites designed to scam people who visit them.

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To check if a website is legitimate, look for indications of authenticity, such as a secure HTTPS connection, a clear privacy policy listed on the site, contact information for the website owner, and positive reviews or ratings from other users. You can also use online resources such as Google Safe Browsing to check a website's reputation. Use a secure browser like Review Nav to help keep you safe by enforcing HTTPS encryption and blocking malicious websites. To check for malware links, you can use antivirus software with web protection features to scan and block malicious URLs and links in real-time. You can also use online tools such as Google's Safe Browsing tool or Norton Safe Web to check the safety of a link. Always exercise caution when clicking links from unknown or suspicious sources, and avoid downloading files from untrusted websites.