Computer newbies forum: What does wwwb. mean? Is it a scam site?

by: Call_Me November 26, 2012 12:26 PM PST

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What does wwwb. mean? Is it a scam site?

by Call_Me - 11/26/12 12:26 PM

Hi. I searched google before coming here and all google kept asking me was "Did you mean www.?"

I went online to pay my comcast bill today. I typed in comcast.net and what came up was the usual http:// and then wwwb<<<(note the letter 'b') and then .comcast.net. I've had way too many pfishing emails from Paypal and Wells Fargo scammers that mirror legit sites, so I immediately shut down the page and contacted Comcast. Even they had never heard of the "b" and reported it to their tech heads (or so they say). I ended up paying the bill via the Comcast operator.

So, has anyone else seen this or know what it is? I look at the address bar 100% of the time, to make sure I've got the right site and and "s" follows the https when I'm making payments.

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