Scams

Call Don’t Click Update: Discussion – Imposter Domains That Are Online and Active

During the research period ending June 30 2005, Researchers uncovered 233 total imposter domains, 112 of which at the time of research were online and were actively engaging consumers in a way that was either fraudulent, confusing, or deceptive.

Call Don’t Click Update: Discussion – Search Engine Results and AnnualCreditReport.com

Many consumers rely on search engines to look for and find Web sites they want to visit. Consumers who remember that they want to find “annualcreditreport.com” may very well go to Google.com, Yahoo.com, MSN.com, or a variety of other search engines and type in search phrases such as annual credit report or annualcreditreport or annualcreditreport.com, among others.

Call Don’t Click Update: Appendix A – Consumer Responses to the February 25, 2005 Report

Since the publication of its first Call Don’t Click report in February 2005, the World Privacy Forum has received follow-up consumer queries concentrated in three areas:

The identity verification process for the annualcreditreport.com site and phone system is another area where there has been consumer feedback.