One of the themes that has been coming through loud and clear in the security world for the last few months has been the use by scammers of revenue-generating surveys.
I’ve reported about many of these on the Clu-blog, mostly impacting Facebook users, where unsuspecting computer owners click on a link shared with them via the social networking site only to discover that they have to complete a survey before seeing some typically salacious content. The scammers, meanwhile, earn their crust by receiving a small commission for each survey that is completed.
These survey scams, however, are not just limited to Facebook.
Here’s a message I received via the SophosLabs YouTube channel, for instance:
At first glance you may feel flattered that someone has…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.