On the internet, fraud comes in many forms. From suspicious “special offers” all the way up to royalty of dubious origin, scams are so common for online users that plenty have become woven into the folklore of the world wide web.
Despite all that, however, cyberattackers still lurk online, eager to make good on any combination of trust, fear or just outright ignorance. Often, these bad agents are successful not because they directly penetrate system security but because they can pull off one frighteningly common hoax.
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