• Black Friday brings out hackers looking to rip you off - CNET

    25 days ago - By CNET

    Researchers found hundreds of malicious apps pretending to offer discounts.
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  • Cybercriminals target holiday shoppers with malicious Black Friday apps

    Cybercriminals target holiday shoppers with malicious Black Friday apps

    25 days ago - By TechRadar

    As Black Friday approaches, a new study has revealed that there are hundreds of potentially malicious Black Friday apps online targeting unsuspecting consumers. RiskIQ's found that cybercriminals are taking advantage of these well-known brands to exploit the popularity of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping on the web and on mobile, as out of the 4,331 apps that show up after searching for “Black Friday”, more than five per cent were blacklisted as malicious. Cybercriminals also appear to have focused their attention on the top five leading e-commerce brands and have created a combined...
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