An Exercise in Bait and Switch Online Fraud and How to Stay Safe

Posted on Saturday, Aug 08 2009 @ 03:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
TechwareLabs demonstrates the online scam known as Bait and Switch. Here's a clip from our Editorial:
Staying safe with purchases online continues to get more and more difficult. Today I share with you an exercise in which I voluntarily subject myself to one of the classics in fraudulent activity, the Bait and Switch. Take a walk with me down my experience and see the dirty underbelly that these scam artists don't want you to see.
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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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