QTS – Unit4 – Question 1

  1. What are some student-friendly “scam scenarios” that you could use in the classroom for encouraging students to critically think about messages they receive? Create your own “fake scam” to share with the community so they can try and spot the tell-tale signs!

Today, teenagers are often affected by many external factors, the biggest of which is social networks. Because of their eagerness and inexperience, they are easy targets for scammers.1. Social network scams2. Fraudulent purchase of discounted luxury goods3. Scholarship Scam4. Recruitment scam5. Dating ScamFor example : (Scbbank)You have registered for the fee collection service 12,000,000. If you are not registered, please access to http://www.scbebank.vip to cancel




Another example :


Fax message Noreply (admin) norely@efect.com


You have received 1 page fax at 12/2/2021,8:54 PM


Click here to view this fax online

This is a phíhing because the sender address is “efact.com” which is misspelled. The link is actually “mailru382.com”, which you can see at the end of the domain name – not at all you’d expect

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