#Catphishing vs #Catfishing

Section 4 // 11:00 a.m. // #Catphishing vs #Catfishing

Panel Members: Morgan, Nicole, Lauren

Hashtags: #Catphishing, #Catfishing, #Phishing, #Online Dating, #Scam, #Fraud, #InternetScam,

Twitter Questions:
Q1: What do you know about #catfishing and #catphishing? How would you explain them and the differences to someone who doesn’t know anything about it?
Q2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UN9t4rDgYMo
Have you ever watched MTV’s show “Catfish”? If so, how do you think it is bringing awareness to the issue(negative or positive)?
Q3: Have you personally or do you know someone who has either been catphished or catfished? If yes, please share briefly of the experience.

Readings:
History of Phishing : Please look at the page that opens when you click the link, also please hover over the Prevention Tab and look over the “10 ways to avoid phishing scams.”

Bad romance: catphishing explained

Counter-Technologies:

  • (Google Doc)
  • Facebook’s Dual Factor Verification Software [link]