Feb 5 / Admin

New Scam Alert: Travel-Themed Phishing Attacks Lure Victims with Promises of Free Tickets, Points, and Exclusive Deals

KnowBe4 reported: 

New analysis of December and January emails shows massive spikes in attacks aimed at stealing personal information and credit cards under the guise of once-in-a-lifetime travel deals.

Many of these scams focus on credential theft. According to the findings, travel rewards programs and gift cards are the most often used subjects, as the personal details held within those programs include birthdates, social security numbers, etc. that can be monetized by selling them on the dark web.

Read more in the original article here.

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