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it says i won a new iPhone 7 and it even knew which school i attended. (im using the school computer) is it a scam?

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i was browsing the internet with firefox and it said that i won a free iPhone 7. I was using the school computer and it knew which school it came from. Is it a scam??

i was browsing the internet with firefox and it said that i won a free iPhone 7. I was using the school computer and it knew which school it came from. Is it a scam??

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Moses
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If a pop up said you won a free trip to Hawaii, would you believe it?

The site probably grabbed your IP and determined your location from that. Since it's a school computer, it knew what school you were at.

It's a scam. Does your IT administrator not know about adblock?

If a pop up said you won a free trip to Hawaii, would you believe it? The site probably grabbed your IP and determined your location from that. Since it's a school computer, it knew what school you were at. It's a scam. Does your IT administrator not know about adblock?