- Gambing Site Promoted by...Gambling Bots!
Yesterday I wrote about fake Myspace profiles leading to pornographic webcam sites - today, we're looking at a variation on the theme. However, the end result this time is not naked ladies, but gambling software. The profile uses the same bait as the webcam profiles - attractive female, long "about me" section designed to convince the person in the profile is indeed "real":
There's also one final lure that the webcam profiles did not have:
"The first night I used a poker bot I won $3,000".
The irony here is that an online gambling website is being pushed by a profile promoting illegal bots - exactly the kind of program that the gambling site would not want being used on their system. Talk about conflict of interest! Of course, if you click the link to "Red Casino", you won't see any Bots - just a website asking you to install the gambling software:
From there, gambling fun is just a step away...
It goes without saying, but never download any programs you happen to find floating around Myspace - especially when it sounds too good to be true. In this case, you're "only" downloading a piece of online gambling software - but there are far greater risks out there in Myspace land as we've already seen...!