Trend Micro Inc is warning Internet users to remain vigilant against cybercriminals who are taking advantage of the recent Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 tragedy.
Cyber-criminals are taking advantage of the tremendous interest in Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared on March 8 and is the subject of a massive search and rescue operation.
Trend Micro Inc found over 1,500 fake streaming sites that took advantage of recent summer box-office hits, based on data the company analysed from late April to the end of June.
With the current hype around the third Iron Man movie, security company Trend Micro Inc said hundreds of websites have emerged claiming to stream the box office hit. Not only only are they scams, they open up users to malware threats.
Trend Micro Inc has found that mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, are fast becoming ‘valid platforms’ to launch phishing attacks.