Cybercriminals began to use a brand of sports clothing and footwear Adidas for attacks on users of the WhatsApp messenger. With reports of gifts from crooks are stealing usernames and passwords. This is stated in received by “Tape.ru” the message of the international antivirus company ESET.
According to experts, the scammers deceive victims via messages with the promise of gifts to the anniversary of the Adidas. To get free t-shirts and shoes offer users to link to.
Fake link is not the official website of the Adidas company, and the fake page to steal data, where the user is asked to fill out a survey. To receive gifts offered to send out a message about the contest 20 contacts. This was to ensure the involvement of new users in a phishing campaign.
In the ad used the old logo of Adidas. Domain used by the attackers, there was only a few months ago.
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