You Better Watch Out, You Better Not Click: Holiday Movie Threats

It’s no secret that cybercriminals use big news, hot topics, and even popular movies as social engineering lures to get users to click on malicious links from browser searches, ads, and even social media posts.

Before falling for such threats, we’ve made a list (and checked it twice) of some movies that are scheduled for release this holiday season. The movies listed below show that cybercriminals aren’t picky. Regardless of the genre or theme, as long as it’s popular, the bad guys will use them to prey on people’s curiosity.

Several links and posts shared on social media have been found that lead users to scam sites or download of potentially unwanted programs. The files are detected as adware….

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