For sites that ask for an upfront fee or have an automatic charge sometime down the line (Hulu Plus, Netflix, Spotify), this won't work since they ask for more than just a credit card number for validation.
You can, however, get unlimited free trials on those sites using a simple trick with your email address if you have a valid card number with expiration date and CSV.
The fact that our AV back then could "magically" make it go away sparked my interest.
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You can learn more about the algorithm on their webpage, or check out the Null Byte guide on how credit card algorithms work.
A fake number will work for sites that store credit card information to either charge you later or ask you to upgrade.
The site doesn’t even use the HTTP secure protocol (which would give the URL the “https://…” prefix), so our dating adventure ends here.
While chat bots may have a legitimate purpose (such as leaving an automated message when you are offline), that isn’t the case here.
And this begs the question, why would a chat bot be interested in a human companion? The answer to that question becomes clear when we look at the link the helpful Eva sent us when she offered her “free passes”.
We are asked to sign up to what appears to be an X-rated video chat site: It looks like our Eva is in fact Nancy, but who cares about such minor details when it appears we have a free date?
Have you ever received a contact request on Skype from someone you don’t know?