Even if it hasn’t been officially announced yet, and certainly isn’t available to the general public (unless an Apple employee loses a test model in a bar), there are plenty of scammers out there trying to trick you into believing you can get a free iPhone 5.
Here’s just a sample of the pages on Facebook claiming to be an iPhone 5 giveaway. Typically they are trying to trick you into clicking on links, driving traffic to online surveys which earns them revenue.
Repeat after me :-)
* There is no free iPhone
* There is no free iPad
Very, very occasionally, you will meet people who got an iPad “for free”. For example, the Naked Security team won one at this year’s Security Bloggers awards when we were named…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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