Back in late May, Satnam Narang, a single, 31-year-old security response manager at Symantec (a cybersecurity firm that owns Norton anti-virus) was flipping through Tinder in his Santa Monica apartment.
After months of no success, suddenly, he had a stream of matches.
If you fall for the ploy, you are sent a shortened URL that leads to a site asking for your credit card information to verify your age and begin the cam session.
The landing page invite features a picture of a smiling brunette; if you click to accept the invite you're redirected to a sign-up page requesting your personal information.
But since he worked in web security, he was curious to follow the trail.
He played along, researched the link and discovered it had over 8,000 clicks since it was created in January.
And they were both the exact same reply." Narang figured it was a hoax.
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