Be ware!! Spammers Now Using ɢoogle.com to Trick you in to scams

scammers using google(dot)com to scam Users

Spammer are generating fake traffic to website owner on Google Analytics by using the special character ɢ  , this enabled them to drop a Vote for Trump message in people’s Analytics report

What is a Google Analytics?

Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google launched the service in November 2005 after acquiring Urchin. Google Analytics is now the most widely used web analytics service on the Internet.

Spammers generate fake traffic to the website only to lure the owner who sees traffic coming from an unusual URL, say ɢoogle.com.

This may not be tricky at first look and you will end up clicking the link because you think it Google.com but when you take a closer look at the URL you will see that it actually not Google.com or google.com but ɢoogle.com,  you noticed that ɢ  it different from G.

ɢ is a Unicode special character which looks like the G that is in the Google logo,  it’s a Latin Letter Small Capital (Unicode 0262).  When the user sees it he will click it with no closer look because of the trust he has on Google and he thinks he’s clicking the Google’s URL, but he’s not.

 

This is not something easy to realize , you might realize it when the spammer has already got everything he wanted from you, so it time to tell your finger to take it easy on the mouse .and such link are everywhere not just analytics, so be ready to not click it .

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