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Old 03-05-2012, 05:25 PM
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Phishing Scams Now Appearing on Pinterest

Just a matter of time before this started to happen on there anyways. Be careful everyone.

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It was only a matter of time before phishing scams began popping up on Pinterest, the online image-based social network. The first, most obvious scam is for a Starbucks gift card. Users should also watch out for Cheesecake Factory gift card scams, which use similar language: "Free giftcards to all Pinterest users!"

Pinterest scams are different from Facebook's in two ways. "Pinterest is a new platform that users may have less sophistication in understanding what looks legitimate, and what looks like a scam, since they haven't had much exposure to the platform," says ESET Security Researcher Cameron Camp. "Second, Pinterest hasn't had the time to backfill protections for the user, unlike some of....
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Be very careful till they work on more security changes.
 
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