As Diwali approaches, the festive mood has gained momentum across the country. Diwali is also associated with the worship of Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. Those who want wealth worship Lakshmi on the day of Diwali. Meanwhile, on the other hand, vicious criminals have made new preparations to spoil your festive mood and defame you before Lakshmi Puja. In such a situation, you need to take special precautions, so that your fun does not get spoiled during the festivals.
Instructions from cyber security expert
Cloudsec’s cyber security researchers have published a recent report. I have warned people about this. Experts say that cyber criminals are cashing in on the popularity of the words Diwali and Puja. They are using such deceptive domains which confuse people. They are targeting people by creating e-commerce sites with domains like Puja and Diwali.
Identified 828 such unique domains
CloudSec researchers identified 828 such unique domains in Facebook’s ads library. Unique domains have been identified that are dedicated to phishing activities. This shows the level of preparation cyber criminals have made. They are especially targeting the recharge and e-commerce sectors. In this way, cyber criminals are tarnishing the image of many well-established entities.
Criminals are making such imitations
A report in Business Today states that cyber criminals shop.com By copying (shop.com) they are using similar domains like shoop.xyz etc. They also use similar features to the original site. Due to this, many innocent and unknown people fall into the trap of cyber criminals.
Found this connection with China
His research revealed that Cyber criminals are using domains with keywords like Diwali and Puja. Some domains containing Diwali and Puja keywords were hosted on ASN in Hong Kong by Megalayer Technologies. When researchers accessed one such domain, they were redirected to various Chinese betting pages, including Bet365 and MGM.
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