Beware of spammers

Just a few days ago I read an article on how the spammers make truckloads of money out of you. Here is a striking example.

I received this Direct Message on Twitter today –Ā  get, get your iq score here…

out of curiosity I clicked and answered 10 dumb questions. All good till here. Looked like some regular websit trying to get promotion on facebook. But here's the spoiler.

My phone no. No one asks for that. they ask for e-mail address mostly which also you should never provide, unless you are fine with getting your inbox bombarded with mails trying to change your anatomy in various ways šŸ˜›

So, I read the conditions, which i knew these websites are supposed to put. Now they are written with grey on a dark grey background so that you don't notice them unless you really want to.

Be careful guys. Donate $10 to someone who really needs it. If you need your IQ score ask your teacher or wanna check your relationships status then meet your girlfriend šŸ™‚

— released in public interest šŸ˜€

IQ Me – The cool, new and fun way to find out how smart you are!

Summary Terms & Conditions:

This is an auto renewing subscription service that will continue until cancelled anytime by texting STOP to short code 86455. Available to users over 18 for $9.99 per month charged on your wireless account or deducted from your prepaid balance for 3 alerts per week on T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Nextel, Virgin Mobile USA, U.S. Cellular, Cellular One, Cincinnati Bell and Unicel. For $4.99 per month for 2 alerts per week on Boost. We do not support Alltel. For Genius Inspiration support: text HELP to 86455, email our customer service centre or call 1800 235 7105 for automated help or call 1800 416 6129 for a live operator. Standard messaging charges apply for T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Nextel and Boost. All other carriers, standard messaging and/or data rates may apply. Your phone must have text messaging capability. You must be the owner of this device or have permission from the owner. By signing up for this service and entering your personal PIN Code delivered to the cell phone number supplied by you on this website, you acknowledge that you are agreeing to the full Terms of Use. Click here for full Terms & Conditions. For Privacy Policy Click here.

Posted via email from Anuj Choudhary


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