Spider-Man Fans, Watch Out! You Might Become the Next Victim in a New Phishing Campaign

The superhero movie Spider-Man: No Way Home finally came out on Friday, December 17, and has already become the third biggest global debut weekend of all time, with Marvel fans going crazy over the premiere.

As we already know, malicious actors are also excited about these types of events as they are perfect for all sorts of attacks.

Speaking of this, researchers at cybersecurity company Kaspersky warned that the release of the newest Spider-Man movie is being used by fraudsters to deliver malware and steal financial information.

Cybercriminals were noticed attempting to take advantage of the hype around the new Marvel movie, according to the researchers, with increased activity seen before its premiere.

The Spider-Man: No Way Home Scam

As per the report from Kaspersky, multiple phishing websites claiming to show the movie online have appeared before the grand debut.

To watch the movie, users had to register and provide their credit card details on these sites, which resulted in money being stolen and payment data being collected by the scammers. As expected, the victims were unable to see the film online.

Besides deceiving users into divulging credit card information, hackers are attempting to lure Spider-Man fans into downloading malicious

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