Top 10 Summer Movies Used As Phishing Bait In 2013


Buy A Ticket, Don't Take The Movie Bait

Attackers use Facebook, Twitter and other social networks to lure people to fake streaming sites, promising them the ability to see the latest summer movie hits. The web pages typically lead users to download video players or sign up for streaming sites through affiliate links, according to Trend Micro, which recently analyzed shortened URLs leading to the phony movie streaming sites. The security vendor said victims could also face a variety of problems from survey scams phishing for personal information or malware attacks embedded in the phony sites. Here are the top 10 summer movies used to bait victims, according to Trend Micro's analysis.