Letís Celebrate Best Buy's 20th Anniversary
Last week, I was checking my Facebook account and noticed I had an Event Invitation from a fellow security researcher. Very intriguing. This friend is a world traveler and doesnít currently reside in the United States, but the Event Invitation was for a Free $1000 "Best Buy gift card to celebrate Best Buyís 20th Anniversary".
Alarm bells started ringing and I knew it had to be a scam. But letís take a look...
There was no reason I could think of why they would use a ******* URL unless they didnít want people to notice right away that it wasnít a Best Buy site. This way, people are forced to click through. (There are good reasons for using *******. For example, a medium such as Twitter
restricts the size of your entry. Or you have a legitimate need to obfuscate the URL.)
The first thing I noticed was: "AmazingFreeRewards.com is not affiliated with Best Buyģ, Inc." ALL of the links on this page return you to this page, except for the Gift Status link that requires