[SPAM] Cadbury India Is Giving Free Chocolates

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[SPAM] Cadbury India Is Giving Free Chocolates

It’s fake. Yet another Homograph attack. The 2nd “i” in India of the URL is a special character. Please find more details at the verification section of this article.

यह एक धोखा है
हे एक लबाडी आहे
এই একটি ধাপ্পাবাজি হয়
આ એક અફવા છે
இந்த ஒரு புரளி என்பது
ఈ ఒక నకిలీ ఉంది
ഇത് ഒരു തട്ടിപ്പാണ്
ಈ ಒಂದು ಸುಳ್ಳು

Post Information:

Below post has been circulating on social media

WOW 😍 Cadbury India is giving FREE chocolate🍫🍫 basket gift Hamper to celebrate their 70th anniversary,Click here to Get yours: http://www.cadburyindıa.com .


Verification: Cadbury does not give free chocolate basket to celebrate its anniversary

 

The post circulating on social media is not true. Chocolate is a thing that can give craving to anyone. This kind of post also becomes tempting just like chocolate and its shared as fast as possible. Without checking the facts about the content of the post, people start sharing and immediately the link provided is opened. There are small smart changes in link that one cannot take note of and the person can be in trouble.The link can be of various marketing websites known for data harvesting and some schemes may also attempt to lure visitors into signing up for subscriptions for various unnecessary services.

Please note that the 2nd “i” of the URL cadburyindıa is not i but ı which is a special character. This is called Homograph Attack and has been a trending trick used to fake URLs.

The link also takes you to a page where it will ask you to share the post to 7 WhatsApp Groups or friends. Like all the other similar scams which we have reported this one may lead to automatic downloading of Malware . The Malwares  can harm your phone and use your contacts and other information from your phone.

*** WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND YOU NOT TO TRY THIS ***

प्रस्ताव की कोशिश नहीं करते
प्रस्ताव प्रयत्न करू नका
ఆఫర్ ప్రయత్నించండి లేదు
வேண்டாம் முயற்சி
ઓફર પ્રયાસ નથી
অফার চেষ্টা করবেন না
ഈ ഓഫർ ശ്രമിക്കരുത്
ಆಫರ್ ಹೋಗಬೇಡಿ

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What is Homograph Attack?

Homograph Attack – Wikipedia



Post Date: 01st July 2018

Post ID: #69362

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