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It is OMBW’s Free Degree Day!

Tired of no respect? Weary of fellow Airport Security officers ribbing you for taking vocational education all five years of High School? Do you think George Bush could beat you on Scrabulous? The answer for you is here today on OMBW!

Get instant respect from the Jiade school and for no money!!!

There is one small catch. You need to pass this simple test:

1. What stands out in this picture from an Internet advertised English Training school (移动英语—沟天下 易如反掌) I discovered today on the Chinese net (YES, REALLY!): MOBILE SCHOOL

Harvard Faculty

If you answered, “David quit dyeing his hair!” you are on your way to a new and profitable career as a China fake-goods spotter. That alone will save you tons of dough on eBay and Craigslist!*

Now the tough one:

2.What is unusual about the school’s certificate of appointment from Harvard University?

Fake harvard diploma

If you answered, “There weren’t three Decembers in 2004!” you are almost there!**

Last question: Why do they call it the Mobile training center?

And if you answered, “Where the hell is stuff I paid for?” you can download your Jiade diploma right now:

FREE Jiade diploma!! Click Here!!!
This post was the result of the 175 spam emails I relly recieved from Hong Kong Scammers this month (posing as Nigerian Scam artists posing as sons of deposed rulers in some overthrown African country) all phishing for fools. This issue was discussed recently on Josh’s Blog and I just had to chime in.A friend living in Macau actually had her website bandwidth hijacked recently and used as a phony front for HSBC bank. She is lucky as has her site back and I can only hope they slammed the bad guys. But, cyber-crooks are getting more and more sophisticated: The graphics, phishing techniques and quick transfer of your cash or credit card balance is frightening. I had an online bookstore several years ago bilked of thousands of dollars via medical textbooks that were being bought with stolen credit cards and then resold to nursing schools country-wide. The ending to that story is mixed: I helped authorities nab the bad guys, but never got the money or books back.Do you think you are good at ID’ing phonies? If so, try McAfee’s SiteAdvisor test: It is 10 questions designed to test whether or not you can spot “phishing” attempts to steal passwords and other personal information. I scored a 9/10 which means I am still vulnerable!–They all aren’t as easy to spot as the site above. Here is the test and some hints on how to not get got: SCAM …. They pulled it from the site just yesterday after we tested it, but their blog still has it listed ( a scam re-direct to the security advisor download :-))…. Or maybe they were hacked….They do have up a spyware quiz: SWQ

*Harry?

**Chinglish in the citation…and Harvard has a Principal?

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6 responses so far

6 Responses to “It is OMBW’s Free Degree Day!”

  1. charleson Jul 31st 2007 at 1:23 am

    McAfee scam test not available (unless McAfee’s page has been scammed)

  2. The Professoron Jul 31st 2007 at 3:11 am

    Thanks for noticing: They must have pulled it from the site just yesterday after we tested it, but their blog still has it listed ( a scam re-direct to the security advisor download?? :-))…. Or maybe they were hacked….

  3. The Professoron Jul 31st 2007 at 3:34 am

    They do have a spyware quiz up now though: http://www.siteadvisor.com/quizzes/spyware_0306.html

  4. the accidental expaton Jul 31st 2007 at 5:51 pm

    I looked at this post and felt a seizure or pop-up add coming on…

  5. ChinaMatton Jul 23rd 2008 at 4:48 am

    I’ve been tempted to get myself a useless jiade diploma to show off in the US. I just can’t decide what worthless major to purchase.

    I think I may have to print out your version of the diploma–very amusing.

  6. adminon Jul 23rd 2008 at 10:07 am

    Did you download the one in the post? There really is one there…Pretty funny…

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