SEE ALSO: 10 Red Flags You're About to Get Spammed Here's how it works: Scammers set up fake profiles with photos of attractive women.Once a user contacts them, a spambot sends enticing programmed messages, tempting to you to join a private session with a live feed of the person undressing.
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.
Tinder literally refers to a flammable material; a dry substance ready to burn.
That name couldn't be more appropriate for a dating app with a problem that could leave users steaming.
Mr Zuckerberg is one of the highest-profile security targets in the world – in real life as well as on the internet – and so what may appear to be paranoia is probably a sensible way of preserving privacy.
Mr Zuckerberg is far from the first person to worry about the power of the cameras that are watching us at all times.But they all had sketchy bios and no shared interests. "I sent them messages and out of the three accounts I encountered in that string of that session, I got a reply from two of them.And they were both the exact same reply." Narang figured it was a hoax.Edward Snowden has warned of its power as a way of surveilling people, and FBI director James Comey has said that he has taken advice to cover up the camera to keep people from seeing him."I saw something in the news, so I copied it,” Mr Comey told an audience earlier this year.Link baiting and phishing are common practice online.