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Windows 7: Only Beginners fall for online scams - really?

19 Mar 2009   #1

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
Only Beginners fall for online scams - really?

Even the founder of the web has been caught out online

Tim Berners-Lee admits to falling for online scam

Web founder conned out of money by bogus shopping web site
Phil Muncaster, 16 Mar 2009

Tim Berners-Lee, the founder of the world wide web, revealed today that he has been a victim of online fraud.
Berners-Lee, who is widely credited with inventing the web when working at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) in the 1980s and early 1990s, told The Daily Telegraph that a site he visited to buy a Christmas present turned out to be a fake.

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19 Mar 2009   #2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook

Just shows it's not always the internet novices that get caught.

Thanks for the info.
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19 Mar 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Unfortunately it gets easier and easier for these scam artists (thieves) to do these things and mostly if not everytime they get away with it.
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19 Mar 2009   #4

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Please PM me -- there's a very nice Bridge over the Thames I can flog you -- going really cheap at the moment. No decent offer refused.

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