Game of Thrones fans: The hackers are coming for you

Millions of people worldwide are waiting for the premiere of the Games of Thrones, and it seems that the cybercriminals, scammers and hackers are getting prepared to serve the Game of Thrones fans maliciously loaded files.

The Game of Throne scene is a perfect niche market for cybercriminals to focus on.

Fake GoT premieres
Fake GoT premieres

The fans of Game of Thrones are only allowed to view the premiere via the HBO channel and this is something the cybercriminals know.

The cybercriminals will try to collect personal information via malicious surveys and they will demand the victims to install a “video codec” which is actually a Trojan.

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The cybercriminals have hosted various links on forums and Facebook groups which claim that the Game of Thrones fans are able to watch the latest premiere via their link.

Please stay aware and do not click on links which claim to show you the full Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere.