Check Point, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the world, had recently conducted research using ‘Game of Thrones’ phishing sites, explaining how to avoid phishing scams.
While there have been many such deceptions, from malware via pirate torrent sites to phishing scams, Check Point Research recently came across the latest in this line of malicious activities bent on taking advantage of unsuspecting fans. Below is an example of such a site that uses the official branding of ‘Game of Thrones’ that poses a legitimate competition for fans to win a special gift pack of GoT merchandise. There is, however, no such prize and the site instead collects as many emails and mobile phone details as possible that could possibly be used in the future spamming campaign.
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