Posts Tagged ‘Valentine Day Threats’

Valentine Day ThreatsOn the Internet a lot of social services intended for communication and personal acquaintances.

Sometimes users find their other half is in the vast global network. For this reason, Valentine’s Day is very popular with cybercriminals is coming is a good time to spread malicious content of unsuspecting users.

“The popular holidays such as Valentine’s Day, increase the vulnerability of Internet users. Attackers prepare thematic content of interest to people in this day. Users willing to click on an infected link disguised as a greeting card or a love message, and can easily become victims of cybercrime. “

Antivirus companies offer a number of ways to protect themselves and their information on Valentine’s Day:

Avoid opening the congratulatory messages from unknown senders, probably love letter instead of a mysterious stranger that proved fraudulent letter from cybercriminals. The same recommendation applies to downloading attachments in such a report files – besides infecting your computer, they can lead to unwanted ads while browsing the site. (more…)