Black Friday Shoppers Targeted By Scams and Fake Domains

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  1. guest

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    Black Friday Shoppers Targeted By Scams and Fake Domains
    November 26, 2019
    https://threatpost.com/black-friday-shoppers-scams-fake-domains/150593/
    ZeroFOX: Sales or Scams? Don’t Fall for These Black Friday “Deals”
     
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    Skimming Scams and Redirection Schemes Phish Consumers Credentials Days Before Black Friday
    November 26, 2019
    https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us...onsumers-credentials-days-before-black-friday
     
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    Phishers Create Fake Sites as Bait for Holiday Shopping Deals
    November 26, 2019
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...ake-sites-as-bait-for-holiday-shopping-deals/
    Check Point: November shopping – do it the smart way!
     
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    RiskIQ’s 2019 Black Friday E-commerce Blacklist Report: Crucial Intel for Thanksgiving Weekend
    November 21, 2019
    https://www.riskiq.com/blog/external-threat-management/2019-black-friday-blacklist/
    RiskIQ: RiskIQ’s 2019 Black Friday E-commerce Blacklist Report
     
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    Scams Ramp Up Ahead of Black Friday Cybercriminal Craze
    November 14, 2020
    https://threatpost.com/scams-black-friday-cybercriminal-craze/161239/
     
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    Phishing emails double in November in run-up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday
    November 17, 2020
    https://blog.checkpoint.com/2020/11...r-in-run-up-to-black-friday-and-cyber-monday/
     
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    NCSC Issues Warning About Expected #BlackFriday Scams
    November 23, 2020
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/ncsc-blackfriday-scams/
    NCSC: Shopping online securely
     
  8. hawki

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    "5,000+ Black Friday and Cyber Monday scam sites registered in November...

    Researchers analyzed newly created websites’ certificates, availability, registration date, and domain names for signs of phishing and scams...

    First, we filtered by website domains by keyword to narrow our search. About 268,000 of the new site domains contained a word or phrase on our list of holiday shopping-related keywords...

    Of the 267,807 new domains containing a Black Friday-related keyword, 5,466 probably scam and phishing sites were identified...

    Researchers analyzed newly created websites’ certificates, availability, registration date, and domain names for signs of phishing and scams. The sites were checked against phishing databases of known scam sites. The research team also searched for links to phishing and scam sites on social media..."

    https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/black-friday-scam-website-research/
     
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    Fortinet warns of Black Friday scams involving PS5s, Xboxes and fake Amazon gift card generators that steal crypto
    October 30, 2021
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/forti...e-amazon-gift-card-generator-stealing-crypto/
    Fortinet: Black Friday Scams are Coming—Online Shoppers Should Approach with Caution
     
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