Saturday, June 21, 2003

More on the Fake BestBuy Hoax

On Thursday, I warned of a new scam email that pretends to be a notification from BestBuy about potential fraudulent use of your credit card. It pretends to link to a BestBuy fraud page, where you are supposed to enter your credit card info.

Here's a report from another blogger who got the identical email, and was able to get the fake BestBuy link to work. Here's an image of where the link lead. Perfectly done up to look like an actual BestBuy fraud reporting page, but in actuality, he says, the URL was

And now, when you go to -- the real deal -- they have a pop-up warning of an "email hoax" that they themselves only discovered on Wednesday.


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