Category Archive: click bait update

Nov 10

Fake Aldi Coupon Going Around on Social Media

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Internet scammers are again. This time, posing as Aldi, a well-known grocery store, trying to get people to click on a potentially harmful link. At first glance, it looks like a legitimate coupon:   The company posted a warning on its Facebook page in response to the offer:   There are several tell-tale signs of …

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Jun 13

Text scammers are at it again! Protect yourself with BBB information

Text scammers are at it again, this time, the target is KeyBank customers in Upstate New York. Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is again getting reports to our Scam Tracker about spam text messages, saying there is a problem with the user’s KeyBank account and that they need to call the number in …

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Aug 10

Disney clickbait pops up again

Disney clickbait

Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is getting reports again of Disney clickbait on Facebook. Scammers take advantage of well-known brand names in order to gather your personal information or access to your accounts and devices. Facebook has recently taken steps to cut back on the amount of clickbait that shows up in your …

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May 23

More fake coupons popping up

Another week means more fake coupons popping up on social media. Have you seen that Kohl’s coupon offer on Facebook?  It’s a clickbait scam. Scammers are again posing as a well-known retailer to try and get people to click on the link, possibly opening themselves up to malware. All of the tell-tale scams signs are …

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Feb 17

Click bait continues

Another day, another Facebook click bait scam is making the rounds, this time it’s a fake Southwest Airlines offer. Facebook recently removed the page. BBB of Upstate New York recently warned everyone about clickbait on social media. It’s a great reminder to check before you click!  We managed to grab some screenshots of the click …

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