Sorry, that free $200 JB Hi Fi Voucher is just a Facebook scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, it seems Facebook scammers are eager to take advantage of users desperate for a bargain.

We’re seeing more and more Facebook survey scams using the lure of gift vouchers to trick users into clicking on their links.

Whether it’s fake iTunes gift certificates or gift cards to save you money at ASDA, Tesco, Argos or Starbucks – Facebook users can’t seem to resist falling for the bogus offers, which only serve to earn cash for the bad guys.

The latest scam spreading quickly on Facebook, claims to offer gift vouchers for Australian electronics chain JB Hi Fi…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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