‘Typosquatting’: How 1 mistyped letter could lead to ID theft

manRemember when you used to think learning how to spell was a useless waste of time and cursed your teachers for making you do something that would never have any real-world benefit? Turns out you were wrong.

Missing just a few letters in a web address can cost you the money in your bank account, or start an all-out identity theft attack, because of a type of fraud called “typosquatting.”

Read on to find out more:

From bankrate.com, care of the link below:

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/credit/typosquatting-identity-theft.aspx

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