Have they no shame? No, it’s all about the money.

Elizabeth Taylor’s death is already being used in social engineering scams on Twitter and should be hitting the web today. Early ploys offer alleged links for her movies which lead to different on-click fraud campaigns. You are tricked into clicking on something other than what you were expecting and some poor advertiser is paying for bogus traffic being sent to their site. If you want news about Ms Taylor, go to google, select News and search. At last count, you’ll have about 6,000 items to peruse. Why select news and not just search like normal? See our post Exploiting the generous, exploiting the curious.


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