We’ve received a number of questions from Facebook fans of Sophos regarding messages that have spread across the social network claiming to offer a $100 gift card for the Subway sandwich chain.
Here’s a typical message:
Free Subway Gift Cards – Limited Time
Get Your Free Subway Gift Card Now! Click for Details
So, what’s going on here? Well, the first thing to realise is that it’s not something endorsed by Subway.
Although the link you click through to has no qualms about using Subway’s logo, and images of meals you can purchase at Subway, it’s actually from an independent third party company.
Many people will probably be so keen to receive $100 worth of Subway meals that they won’t read the small print at the bottom of the page:
The above listed merchants or brands in no way endorse or sponsor FreeGiftCardSon.us’s offer and…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.