From the makers of fanciful emails which claimed that the “Prince of Nigeria” needed our help in transferring his money to the United States, now comes a new and even more innovative scam email, titled the ” Nigerian Astronaut Lost in space, Needs $ 3 million to get home”.
This email, which has more crater sized loopholes in its crafty plot than the sinking titanic, claims that a man needed a mere $3 million(Approx more money than we have in rupees) to rescue a Nigerian astronaut who was left behind awful Russians while on a space voyage.
The email talks about the Nigerian Astronaut, Air Force Major Abacha Tunde, the cousin Dr.Bakare [...]
As privacy becomes more and more treacherous in virtual space, there is yet another update from the front to make matters worse. WhatsApp has become the target of a scam threatening users’ privacy and their devices with malware.
The new scam tricks users into revealing personal information like passwords and account details. A link comes from what seems to be a friend and when the recipient opens it, they are directed to a website which asks for their private details. Users often find themselves on a discount page asking for log-in ids and passwords.
While this website not only manages to obtain important personal information like passwords, it also infects the [...]