Oscar Nominated Movies Used by Phishing Attacks

  Attackers are taking advantage of the hype surrounding this year’s Oscar Best Picture nominated movies to infect fans with malware and bait them to phishing websites designed to steal sensitive information such as credit card details and personal information. Diriga’s Phishing Attack Services can be used to help prevent this from happening.  This method is the perfect way to get around the defenses of film fans, as many of them are willing to take down their defenses for a chance to get a free preview, particularly since the 92nd Academy Awards ceremonies are just around the corner on February 9th. High-profile TV shows and movies are often used as lures in social engineering attacks that promise early previews either in the form of fake streaming sites or through malicious files disguised as early copies released. Over 20 phishing sites…