Sometimes, you may receive an offer for a free trial period.
When in doubt, always assume anything that says free but requires a credit card is a scam.
Nonetheless, there are some semi-legitimate scenarios where giving your credit card information is the right thing to do.
Seasonal campers pay an annual fee to park their R. * Phone reservations welcome with Visa or Mastercard guarantee * 1 night walk-ins welcome / must arrive before dark * 2 night minimum regular weekends * 3 night minimum holiday weekends * cancellation - 1 week or more prior to arrival date * less than 1 week notice: 1 night fee on credit card * No call/no show: full charge on credit card.
They retain a permanent residence elsewhere, and use their seasonal site intermittently during the camp season. Electricity is individually metered and billed monthly by WCG.
But that doesn’t mean you’re safe from future attacks of this kind, even if the sites you tend to spend your time on are more reputable. So let’s get to some of the practical lessons from the Ashley Madison attack.
A lot of the snickering schadenfreude out there about Ashley Madison users getting their comeuppance through public shaming misses the point. As an example, the executive director of the Louisiana GOP is trying to explain he was using Ashley Madison for “oppostion research.” So you need to think carefully about what email address to use when you register for a website.Capital One offers credit cards for frequent flyers and shoppers who want to redeem rewards for travel, merchandise or cash back.Capital One cards feature competitive rates designed for all types of credit.Citibank offers a great choice of cards with rewards, low interest rates and no annual fee. Bank is the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. Not all are tripped up by the scent of an unfamiliar cologne or perfume, however.But next time the attack will be on a completely different service with different users and for different reasons. I have an account on Forbes.com, and I got notice from Forbes in February of last year that their site had been hacked and email addresses and hashed passwords had been downloaded. Well, turns out an organization called the Syrian Electronic Army took exception to articles about Syria and decided to get some payback. Zappos and Living Social have been victims of hacks in the past few years. Never sign up for anything not business-related with your business email account. Even more true if you work in government, in education, in media, or in any high profile position.