Watch out for survey scams – Week in security with Tony Anscombe

Cyber Security

As scammers continue to ask people to take fake surveys, can you recognize some common telltale signs you’re dealing with a scam?

Scammers recently launched a campaign on WhatsApp where they trick unsuspecting victims into thinking that they qualify for a cash prize from Costco in exchange for taking a simple survey. Obviously this type of online fraud isn’t new, but do you know how you can avoid becoming a victim?

Watch the video to learn more about this particular scam and about some common red flags that you should watch out for in such campaigns.

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