Whatsapp 4G VIP Scam fooling users again

I’m sorry to be writing about Whatsapp again so soon and I’m sorry that it’s about yet ANOTHER Whatsapp hoax message but I had to warn you that there is a new scam going around – because I’ve seen it so many times already!   Its similar to the last one Whatsapp 4.0.   This Whatsapp 4G VIP Scam is fooling users into thinking that it is a real update.   Its more like an extention of the phishing scam Whatsapp Version 4.0 where the post action lists the extra features that you can get. The promises on this new VIP scam […]

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Another WhatsApp hoax, David D Suretech

Every time there are changes, on something like Facebook or WhatsApp the tricksters try it on again. There is, yes another WhatsApp hoax fooling users and its really just a reworded version of the last whatsapp hoax message  and the one before that….  This time they are using the recent down time to fool users in to thinking this is real. I was alerted of the new hoax a few days ago when someone asked me if it was real.  I wondered if I should warn users, but thought most people would understand by now. It seems not – as […]

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Here we go again – Whatsapp status – hoax message

  It seems that Whatsapp are having a few problems today – as their account on twitter called Whatsapp status suggests WhatsApp Status ‏@wa_status WhatsApp status functionality is currently not available. We are working on resolving it soon-ish… So on the band wagon the spammers jump…… they changed a recent hoax to be applicable the status problems –  It explains this is why your Status and everyone elses says  – error – Status unavailable. This is to scam you into forwarding.  The first clue we have that this is fake is the message says from summer 2012 whatsapp will start charging.  Are they charging ?  […]

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Facebook Private Messages appearing on Timeline isn’t Privacy Bug

TechCrunch alerted readers that private messages were appearing on Timeline as posted by friends.   I think people might actually be getting paranoid about Facebook privacy now. I must say I’ve never trusted it either.  So is it a hoax or not? Today we read a post created by Techcrunch – They said that private messages were appearing on your timeline, they said it didn’t seem worldwide, it appeared so far to be only in France. The messages appeared in a box that said friends posted to your wall. I was half convinced that this was an isolated case but I headed […]

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New Facebook Scam – Oakleys Sunglasses Hoax

There is a new Facebook scam that promises you a Free Pair of Oakleys Sunglasses. Its not from Oakley sadly, so no free sunglasses, just a hoax. Slightly different to all of the other survey scams we have discussed. The message appears on your friends wall, so you think it must be safe he has done it, wrong! To celebrate the Summer, Oakley is giving away free shades to all Facebook users. Its a two step process this time where you have to first share the link and then like the page – Liking the page takes you to a survey that […]

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Switch to Pink Facebook Hoax Spreading Fast

Message appearing on Facebook claiming to change your Facebook Pink, is a survey scam There are ways to switch to a Pink Facebook using Chrome which you can Google for but there is a link spreading on Facebook at the moment, which is a hoax. Title – Switch to Pink Facebook (Limited Time) The link here is the same as all survey scams – when you click it, it spams all of your friends facebook walls telling them of the good news, that you have a pink facebook, which you don’t realise until its too late. You are asked to […]

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