For proof reads the scam below:
“My name is Mark Zuckerberg, Ceo of Facebook. We have recently joined up with Apple for a one-time promotional event today, we are giving away no cost Apple iPad3 to randomly selected people who have been fortunate to be selected as one of our latest winners for today. We randomly selected users from our systems database and you have matched with our latest drawing,”
Symantec researchers came across a series of emails that present the much preferred prize in exchange for implementation an online survey and providing some personal information
Once the link provided in the message is clicked, the unsuspecting user is redirected to a site that requires him to complete a survey.
These criminals that planned this campaign not only get away with suitable email addresses they can use in their upcoming campaigns, but they also make a substantial amount of money by relying on click scam and affiliate marketing schemes.
Very obvious point is that,where you can get some positive clues that disclose the scam’s true identity and purpose. Firstly, a CEO would never make so many mistakes when writing an email, mainly because everything that genuinely comes from a CEO is thoroughly checked before being sent out.
Even more companies don’t do these email lotteries to give away millions and cool gadgets to chance email account holders.
Users are advised to disregard these emails and report them to Facebook’s fake email notification page.