Can you spot the fake?

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  1. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Fun little quiz from McAfee...identifying spoofed sites and other scams. Not hard, but fun to spot the giveaways.

    Linky
     
  2. imac/cheese macrumors 6502a

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    I got 8 out of 10 without even enlarging the pictures. :D

    Lucky guessing.
     
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    LOL. 8/10. So much for my security credentials :D:D:D
     
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    Same here- I feel I let myself down.

    That being said, if I was really going to enter personal information I would have paid A LOT more attention.
     
  8. ezzie macrumors 68020

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    8/10 for me....and i'm really off my game today because i missed some rather obvious grammatical errors. :eek: oopsie.

    that was fun...thanks for the link!
     
  9. Royale w/cheese macrumors 6502a

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    9/10, the chase one got me too. Maybe I should have read it some more. :) That almost seemed like one of the more obvious ones if you read their explanation.
     
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    10/10. there was a lucky guess in there somewhere, but i got it. yay! :)
     
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    9/10

    I always scrutinize a website before giving personal information or logging in. There was one I got confused on and accidentally voted for.

    Of course it helped that I'm familiar with most of those sites and their layout :D
     
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    7/10 - MySpace, CapitalOne and Chase

    Of course, I've never used CapitalOne, so their big giveaway - the logo - didn't do anything for me. But, that's no excuse.
     
  15. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    I got 10/10 also. I thought the Chase and Cap One ones were hard. Some of the others I knew right away because I actually use them, though. Although, scarily, I use BoA and I had to scrutinize that one closely.
     
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    9/10 Missed the myspace one - and I since I don't use it, I'm not worried.
     
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    9/10

    I got the very last question wrong about SSL...oops, at least now I know. There were some of them where the address bar link was shown and you just have to check to make sure it is https

    and there were some that I used so I knew what they were supposed to look like (e.g., Amazon)
     
  19. DoFoT9 macrumors P6

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    NNOOOOO...... 4/10.. i even fail in computers aswell as life.
     
  20. CalBoy macrumors 604

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    7/10

    I learned some stuff though, which is good. Thanks WildCowboy, it was fun:)
     
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    Same here
     
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