Some still use poor grammar and are easily spotted, but others are quite polished and convincing.
Well, scammers hope so because they’re busy publishing bogus tech support numbers that offer assistance with last year’s biggest tech headache—Yahoo. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today issued a warning, echoing what Yahoo has published about their legitimate assistance services.DO NOT SIGN UP to have an interview with the screen name [email protected] The position is with Patient Media Conversation as an Administrative Position/ Receptionist. That made me do my research and I found that many scams conducted through yahoo messenger and to look for things like no phone number or contact information, misspelled words. S company to India (USV Limited) when I started the "interview". The first I received the "manager" that was interviewing me had so many misspelled words and was so unprofessional I thought this has to be a scam and I ended the session and told them I wasn't interested.“…I am always reminded of how small changes in the details of a digital design have profound unforeseen effects on the experiences of humans who are playing with it…It is impossible to work with information technology without also engaging in social engineering.” -Jaron Lanier  After a relatively quiet and unmourned death, the chatroom as a social space recently returned in the form of Omegle and Chatroulette.The classic chatroom of the 1990s was overtaken by other platforms as the WWW moved to newer forms of sociality; namely, the social network.I remember a time when the Internet of the ‘90s was filled with various spaces of sociality, catering to specialized categories and celebrities, likes and dislikes, somewhat chaotic and inundated with an overuse of graphics and early animation –it was a space to get lost in.