In the News
Published: April 25, 2019
Publication: Consumer Affairs
Hackers are lying in wait to send malware that steals usernames and passwords
The hackosphere has a new twist -- hackers going after consumers who watch pirated content.
A new study by the Digital Citizens Alliance investigation lays out a bizarre narrative where hackers go after consumers who are cheating the system via piracy apps to get video content like Netflix for free. But -- and here’s where it gets interesting -- the hackers then deposit malware into the consumers’ piracy apps in hopes of snaring usernames, passwords, and the like.