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Topic # 95389 2-Jan-2012 11:50 Send private message

Free $100 voucher from KFC. Real or scam?

http://kfc9.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/#

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  Reply # 563702 2-Jan-2012 11:51 Send private message

umm its a scam.





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  Reply # 563703 2-Jan-2012 11:56 Send private message

Scam. You are probably going to hand out the keys to your account to a rogue application.






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  Reply # 563704 2-Jan-2012 11:59 Send private message

I never go for these things. Silly friends have...
 

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  Reply # 563705 2-Jan-2012 12:01 Send private message

If it was real it wouldn't be hosted on Amazon AWS, but would be an app inside Facebook itself (to start). Then there's the "if it's too good to be true..."





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  Reply # 563711 2-Jan-2012 12:17 Send private message

Can't believe you are even asking LOL

I see so many similar things for new iPhones or iPads at the moment. Sigh. The foolish...



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  Reply # 563713 2-Jan-2012 12:29 Send private message

keewee01: Can't believe you are even asking LOL

I see so many similar things for new iPhones or iPads at the moment. Sigh. The foolish...


Yeah I know...
 

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  Reply # 563717 2-Jan-2012 12:41 Send private message

Not to mention, why on earth would you want $100 of greasy food from there? If you could even call it food.

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  Reply # 563726 2-Jan-2012 12:59 Send private message

keewee01: Can't believe you are even asking LOL

I see so many similar things for new iPhones or iPads at the moment. Sigh. The foolish...


+1 One reason I avoid facebook. It has become so complex and spammy these days. Not a nice environment to use.

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  Reply # 563731 2-Jan-2012 13:37 Send private message

lol i know 9 people that fell for this! i wish facebook would stop things like this.

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  Reply # 563756 2-Jan-2012 14:50 Send private message

th3r3turn: lol i know 9 people that fell for this! i wish facebook would stop things like this.


Do they have the resources? It is a bit like spammers/scammers using googles gmail servers and services. IMHO I don't think these services should exist if they don't have the resources to police them, but then they wouldn't exist in their free form.

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  Reply # 563775 2-Jan-2012 15:53 Send private message

There was a Dick Smith link doing the round before Xmas promising a $200 gift voucher. Last time I looked there were in excess of 600 + NZers who had replied "thank you" to the promo clearly expecting a voucher.

Darwin was a smart man..





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  Reply # 563796 2-Jan-2012 16:56 Send private message

Two tips to avoid this stuff

1. Like "Facecrooks" on facebook as they give early warnings about these scams
2. Install Web Of Trust for your browser. The community flags these types of links fairly early and you will see a red icon next to the link + trying to go there will pop up a warning page so you can avoid it.




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  Reply # 563799 2-Jan-2012 17:21 Send private message

casewindow: Two tips to avoid this stuff

1. Like "Facecrooks" on facebook as they give early warnings about these scams
2. Install Web Of Trust for your browser. The community flags these types of links fairly early and you will see a red icon next to the link + trying to go there will pop up a warning page so you can avoid it.


or use common sense

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  Reply # 563804 2-Jan-2012 17:37 Send private message

vexxxboy:
casewindow: Two tips to avoid this stuff

1. Like "Facecrooks" on facebook as they give early warnings about these scams
2. Install Web Of Trust for your browser. The community flags these types of links fairly early and you will see a red icon next to the link + trying to go there will pop up a warning page so you can avoid it.


or use common sense


But they say it's free so it must be true!!
 

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  Reply # 563881 2-Jan-2012 22:22 Send private message

Moved to correct forum...





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