Flight Tickets to Alaska

Air tickets to Alaska

"Alaska Airlines is in no way connected with this. You' ve been betrayed: No free tickets are offered by Alaska Air. So if you were one of those who would click on the "free" Alaska Airlines ticket voucher on Facebook or Twitter, or if a boyfriend would forward an e-mail, happy birthday, you were cheated. Simply take a look at your Facebook page or your Twittereed for the fake voucher that has gotten around on the web.

Bobbie Egan, Alaska spokesperson, says the carrier continuously oversees the various welfare canals. Saturday night, she says, Alaska knew it had a bout of phoneys. Until early Sunday afternoons, Alaska's Facebook page had exceeded 3,000 portions of this warning: Take your while to run this antivirus program, take your while to change your password, take your while to make sure the credit or debit card you use for your shopping isn't too expensive.

Well, the counterfeit voucher did look real. The Alaska Airlines company was used. There' a picture of an Alaska plane flyin' over snow-cappedtops. When you clicked on the voucher, a meter would appear. Twenty-five nine tickets remaining, 258 tickets remaining. You' re supposed to be eligible for tickets if you share this great voucher with three mates.

The only thing you had to do was forward a hyperlink via e-mail or click on a Facebook, Twitter or a few other logotypes. "Anybody with Photoshop can put one together," says computer safety specialist Bryan Seely, who comments on the voucher's proffesional look. The Seely is a Seattle-based "white hat" hacker who manages SeelySecurity.com and posted messages in 2014 showing how he could be hacking into Secret Service and FBI phone conversations.

It says that e-mail such as Outlook or Gmail can recognize unfamiliar Adobe Acrobat Reader files, so they don't even get into your mailbox. You may not realize that something has happened after you clicked the hyperlink. However, this type of software is deployed in the background," says Seely. Click the Help Centre field on Facebook.

So Seely suggests that you change your Facebook passphrase every one to two months, and he suggests that Facebook does not detect from a computer that there is "two-factor authentication", i.e. a passphrase and a textual PDF number. Seely also suggests not keeping much cash in the debit or debit card you use for your on-line shopping.

Yes, a great deal of hassle just to click on this voucher.

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