As consumers prepare to take advantage of the discounts and promotions for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday ecommerce holidays, bad actors are crafting fraudulent websites, phishing, and malware campaigns to capitalize on the profits.
In past years, targeted Cyber Monday phishing emails posed a huge risk to consumers. These emails, designed to appear from a legitimate company or online retailer, often redirected recipients to a fake website where they request PINs or other sensitive financial information and can potentially lead to identity theft or fraudulent transactions.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Sucuri Blog authored by Ahmad Azizan Idris. Read the original post at: https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/11/how-to-avoid-malicious-cyber-monday-campaigns.html