Think you can outsmart Internet scammers

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  1. LoneWolf

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    http://www.opendns.com/phishing-quiz/

    Not bad considering the three I got wrong were legit that I answered Phish.
     
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    Very easy.

    I got a perfect result:

     
  3. Ranget

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    it's easy to WS member
     
  4. xxJackxx

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    Woohoo, 14 of 14. I can see where someone that didn't know what they were looking for would be easily fooled. I think about something like Tineye image search and how it finds copies of the same image on other sites and wonder how hard it would be to have a service that would look for webpages that are fakes that look like legitimate sites so they could be taken off line. Maybe there already tools like that I am unaware of. :doubt:
     
  5. Page42

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    Looks like I have some work to do. ;)
     
  6. Dark Shadow

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    I got one wrong that was legit.I guess I gave a False positive.:p
     
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    12/14, flagging two as phish that were legit :)
     
  8. crofttk

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    Yahoo! 14/14 :)

    Thank you Wilders, OpenDNS, and the complexities of proper English!
     
  9. mirimir

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    Wow, HSBC is actually real!
     
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    13/14...I got Ebay wrong :D Doesn't help that I haven't been to or used the website since 2002, lol.
     
  11. AdamL

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    You're a phish-spotting ninja! You correctly identified 14 out of 14 sites in the OpenDNS phishing quiz.

    Easy when you know how :D
     
  12. smokenz

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    14/14. pretty easy, especially if you understand e-commerce security guidelines.
    but i can see how users may get a few wrong, and would be hopeful that no one got the very obvious ones wrong!
     
  13. Tarnak

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    I got 9/14. I didn't get the Phish sites wrong, but called 5 genuine sites as phish.

    I rather be wrong and call them Phish, than be caught out, and be a [Ph]fish out of water. :D
     
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    14/14 I'm good :D
     
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    14/14 here too. In the vast majority (maybe all) of the phishing ones, close examination of the URL address was usually the tip-off.
     
  16. xxJackxx

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    Probably was the hardest one. Of course we are making it easier for everyone else by talking about it. :blink:
     
  17. SweX

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    I got it in my mail, and I scored 14/14 as well. It gives a good feeling :p

    But I bet that some family members won't get 14/14 though, actually I am 100% sure :D
     
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    13/14 i was fooled @ HSBC
     
  19. HKEY1952

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    Well now.....that is eighteen more Emails added to the Phishing list!

    Good Job


    HKEY1952
     
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