Tech Break

Sep 30th 2016

Tech Break 3143

Kindle Scam Nets $3 Million

A scammer on Amazon sells millions of dollars of low quality ebooks to unsuspecting readers.
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss Zack Whittaker's investigation into a Kindle scammer who used 83,899 fake email addresses, anonymized bots run thru the Tor webserver, and a stock photo of a "businessman in shirt with pleased expression" on his website to sell typo-filled books to unsuspecting readers. Read Zack's article on ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/article/exclusive-inside-a-million-dollar-amazon-kindle-catfishing-scam/

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