Hackers and malware-creators are targeting users searching for illegal streams. Many illegal streaming sites are riddled with malware disguised as pirated video files.
The most popular films and TV shows that Indian users search for ways to watch for free online, only to get led to malicious sites that can lead them to download malware or steal passwords and personal information.
Cyber criminals know the landscape of internet use in India and have been targeting users who search for ways to watch popular TV shows and films like Delhi Crime, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Mardaani 2 or Narcos or free online.
The top १० television shows being searched for that have a high risk of leading users to malicious sites include.
POINTS TO ALWAYS REMEMBER
If you have downloaded a film from a random website, and if a scammer is trying to get access to your account, attacker will attach an executable programme. Before the film starts running, they will ask for your permission. Do not give the permission
Only access entertainment content directly from a reliable source.
Subscribe to a streaming site that offers the content or download the movie from sources
Not go to any website for free content. This is an easy target for hackers
Always use an antivirus to protect your data
Always report any cybercrime to your nearest police station or alternatively report it on www.cybercrime.gov.in
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