Phishing Scam - “British Citizens Found a Loophole to get the New iPhone 6 for only £1”
Sep 5, 2015
The article: “British Citizens Found a Loophole to get the New iPhone 6 for only £1,” published on fake BBC News website: “bbc.co.uk-tech-news.com,” is a phishing scam. The fake website was created by cyber-criminals to convince their potential victims into visiting the fraudulent website: “www.rockyfroggy.com.” The fraudulent website will steal the victims’ credit card and personal information. With the stolen information, the scammers behind the fake and fraudulent website will use it to steal the victims’ money.
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So, never purchase anything from the fraudulent website “www.rockyfroggy.com,” and if you have already done so, please contact your bank. Let them know that you have used your credit card on a fraudulent website.
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The website: “www.rockyfroggy.com,” is known for creating ridiculous sale offers, which the scammers behind it, use to lure their victims to the phishing website.
The fake and fraudulent website is also known for tricking its users into downloading spyware, web browser hijacker and adware software. These types of software capture the users’ browser information, without their knowledge, and use it to display annoying pop-up advertisements to the them, change their web searches, and hijack their web browser settings. This includes hijacking their web browser home-page and default search engine.
All of this is done illegally to generate traffic for the website, which will make it popular and make a lot of money from advertisements.
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