Repeat after me – Apple is not giving away any free iPads, iPhones or MacBooks in memory of Steve Jobs.
Nevertheless, it appears that many people believe that the company is doing a special promotion to honour the passing of their late founder judging by the number of people who are currently being scammed on Facebook.
The scams began within hours of Steve Jobs death, and have – if anything – escalated over the weekend.
The following message is being seen on Facebook frequently right now:
In Memory of Steve Jobs, we're Giving Away 1000 iPad 2's
To celebrate the life of Steve, we have decided to give away 1000 iPad 2's to honour Steve, who passed away earlier this week.
If you do click on the link you are taken to a webpage that encourages you to share the message with your Facebook friends (adding the phrase “Thank you Steve”).
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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