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SPAM and SCAMS this week?

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Linda Elizabeth B Member Since: Apr 15, 2016
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Strange this week, I have seen more than the usual amount of fraudulent postings (I know, because I got burned) and spammy looking job ads. Is anybody else experiencing this? I have hardly been able to bid on anything, which is going to hurt me in the end.

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Preston H Member Since: Nov 24, 2014
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Linda, this is so true. I don't know the reason.

 

Maybe Scammers Digest released their annual survey of Top Websites to Do Business With, and Upwork was ranked #1, with a nice write-up about how Upwork newbies are a pleasure to work with as marks.

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Linda Elizabeth B Member Since: Apr 15, 2016
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LOL you are too funny! But I will tell you, I am flagging "clients" left and right so that Upwork knows about all this.

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Oscar B Member Since: Apr 22, 2016
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I think Upwork lacks the security meassures to protect us.

The biggest fear I have, is that those fake links they include, will probably contain things like key entry tracking.
You can be sure, that spyware targeted at a website that contains finantial information, is not only after our bandwith.

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