Friday, November 11, 2011

How to Spot and Stop a URL Shortener Scam

Unless you're a "techie," you may not know what a "URL shortener" is, but most of us -- Internet surfers, users of social networks and even emailers -- use them all the time without knowing it.

If you're a crook, the fact that we use them without knowing is very useful because it means if they can tamper with them, they can load malware onto our PCs, also without us knowing.

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