Protect Yourself from Scams by Identifying Genuine AppFollow

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In recent times, we've observed an alarming rise in scammers attempting to replicate our trusted brand. These impostors are creating deceptive websites that closely mimic our platform. It's crucial for our users to be vigilant and learn how to distinguish the authentic AppFollow from these fraudulent sites.

As the legitimate owners of the domains "appfollow.io" and "appfollow.fi," please be aware that any communications or activities originating from domains other than these two, are not associated with us and should be treated as potential scams.

Common Signs of Online Scams and Phishing Attempts

Unrealistic Promises: Be cautious of unexpected offers like lottery winnings, exclusive business deals, or easy money-making schemes.

Threats and Blackmail: Watch out for claims of possessing sensitive information or making harmful threats against your digital assets.

Fake Websites: Scammers may create websites that mimic ours, with minor URL differences. Verify the authenticity by checking content and company details.

Urgent Demands: Genuine companies will not ask for sensitive information or immediate action through unsolicited emails.

Scam Examples

AppFollow strictly avoids the following practices. If you come across anything resembling the examples below, please exercise caution and refrain from trusting it:

  1. Lotteries or lucky wheels promotions
  2. Requests for deposits to earn money by completing tasks
  3. Usage of cryptocurrency for processing payments
  4. Offering jobs through messaging platforms without undergoing formal HR interviews

The list of some scammers web sites we urge you not to trust:

AppFollowpro.com

www.Appfollow-grow.com

http://china-sem.org/appfollow-2-7-reply-to-reviews-directly-from-slack.html

http://www.appfollow-grow.com/

http://adjust-network.info/

https://jp-appfollowttop.com/#/login

https://appfollow-network.com/#/login

http://adjust-network.info

https://appfollow-rolesem.cc/#/

http://appfollowvip.com/

How Can I Protect Myself From Online Scams?

Be Email-Smart: Doubt any email asking for your login details. Legitimate organizations, like banks, don't ask for such information via email.

Website Verification: Check the terms and privacy policies of websites before entering personal information.

Careful URL Entry: Manually type website addresses into your browser, avoiding clicking on unverified links.

Encryption Check: Look for a lock icon in your browser’s address bar for encryption, but remember it's not an absolute safety guarantee.

Use Unique Passwords: Have different passwords for each of your online accounts.

Verifying AppFollow Website Authenticity

To ensure you are interacting with the legitimate AppFollow platform, follow these steps:

Check the Domain Information: Utilize domain lookup services like Whois to inspect the registration details of the website. Here's the link to AppFollow's Whois domain information.

If you want to inspect Whois of an AppFollow site you're about to make a subscription purchase, please follow this link and enter the domain of the site you're interested in. Genuine AppFollow domain information contain the details as following:CleanShot 2024-01-26 at 13.03.27@2x.png

Verify SSL Certificate: Legitimate websites use secure connections. Ensure the site's URL starts with "https://" and has a valid SSL certificate.

Check for Spelling and Design Consistency: Scrutinize the website for typos, grammatical errors, and design inconsistencies. Legitimate companies maintain a professional and polished appearance.

Contact AppFollow Directly: When in doubt, contact AppFollow through our official channels, such as our official website https://appfollow.io/, to confirm any suspicious activity.

Please find more useful materials on how to protect yourself from scams following the link. 

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Identifying and Reporting Phishing Emails

It's important to spot warning signs of phishing in emails, like grammar mistakes, urgent demands for personal data, and links to unknown websites. If you think a message isn't from AppFollow, please inform us by emailing hi@appfollow.io. This allows us to look into it and safeguard our community effectively.

Social Media and Communication

Platform Scams Awareness Stay alert for scams across social media platforms and communication apps like WhatsApp. Always double-check the legitimacy of any communication supposedly from AppFollow, especially if it involves clicking on links or sharing personal information.

Tips for Identifying and Avoiding Employment Scams

We've observed a rise in fraudulent job postings and offers designed to collect personal details. Please note that all official AppFollow recruitment emails originate from addresses ending in @appfollow.io. Our interviews are conducted via video calls or in-person meetings only; we never conduct interviews through text or chat. If you're uncertain about the validity of a job offer or opportunity from AppFollow, please contact us directly at people@appfollow.io for verification.

What Should I Do if I Encounter a Suspected Scam?

Direct Contact: If you suspect any communication claiming to be from our company, please verify it by contacting us directly through official channels.

Do Not Engage: Avoid responding or giving personal information to potential scammers.

Update Passwords: Change your passwords immediately if you believe they are compromised.

Report to Authorities: Always inform local law enforcement about the scam.

Reporting Scams

If you believe you have encountered a scam or have fallen victim to one, it's crucial to take immediate action:

Contact Local Authorities:

  • Report the incident to your local police.
  • File a criminal complaint providing details of the scam.

Remember, your safety and security are our top priorities. Stay vigilant, follow the provided guidelines, and together, we can combat these fraudulent activities. If you have any concerns or questions, reach out to us directly through our official channels.

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