Post Profile






PSA: Watch out for this malicious Reddit knock-off that steals your password

Redditors might want to pay extra close attention when visiting their favorite website: There is a malicious Reddit copycat that looks precisely like the real thing – but has been designed to quietly steal your username and password. What makes the fake Reddit especially intriguing is that it seems to produce an almost identical live replica of the actual site. Here are two screenshots to compare; the former shows the real thing, and the latter – the knock-off: As you will notice, the fake instance of “the front page of the internet” uses the Colombian top-level domain.
read more

share

Related Posts


LastPass Users Could Be Vulnerable To A Phishing Attack, Warns A Security Expert

Business & Finance : Fast Company

Malicious websites could steal passwords with a fake LastPass login prompt indistinguishable from the real one. Users of password manager LastPass should beware of phishing attempts that impersonate the program's browser extension p...

KickassTorrents Warns Users of “Malicious” Copycats

Internet / File Sharing : TorrentFreak

KickassTorrents, the largest torrent site on the Internet, is warning its users to be vigilant in order to avoid scammy and malicious copycats. The KAT teams says that many impostors are stealing the site's design and misleading the...

Microsoft won't fix Windows flaw that lets hackers steal your username and password

Technology / Security : Zero Day

The flaw, which allows a malicious website to extract user passwords, is made worse if a user is logged in with a Microsoft account.

This website looks identical to Reddit, but it will steal your password

Technology / Gadgets : BGR (Boy Genius Report)

The next time you decide to visit Reddit to get your daily fill of world news, funny pictures and silly comment chains, be sure that you take your time when typing in the website address. A malicious site that looks identical to Red...

Phandroid’s Android Forum Hacked, One Million Usernames And Passwords Stolen

Technology : The Inquisitr - Tech

Phandroid on Friday announced that its popular Android Forums website was hacked using a popular exploit. The security breach allowed hackers to steal 1,034,235 usernames, e-mail addresses, hashed passwords and registered IP address...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC