Google Glass pre-order scammers set up shop on the web

Earlier this week, Naked Security writer Lisa Vaas wrote an opinion piece about Google Glass privacy concerns.

The story received some lively comments, but here’s one that caught my eye when I found it sitting in Naked Security’s moderation queue.

Someone with a Brazilian email address, and going by the name of “YIN”, had left a message in Chinese, pointing to a website that suggests it is related to pre-orders of Google’s new magic glasses.

Some helpful folks at Sophos kindly translated the message for me…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the cybersecurity 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 analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of cybersecurity, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter, Mastodon, Bluesky, or drop him an email.