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Bogus 2012 London Olympics Ticket Site Monitored by Trend Micro

London Olympics 2012

With the London Olympics craze, cybercriminals has decided to cash in on it. Global cloud security leader Trend Micro Incorporated successfully monitored bogus 2012 London Olympics ticket site. The anti-virus software maker  warns the public about a phishing website that claims to sell 2012 London Olympics tickets on Facebook. This was spotted earlier this week. The site liveolympictickets.com mimics the official site of the 2012 London Olympics. Once a user clicks on the link from his Facebook wall, he is redirected to this phishing site where he is asked which  games he would like to watch live.  To buy the ticket to these chosen games, the website asks for the user’s personal and credit card.   “The official website of the London Olympics has a feature that allows users to check if the website selling tickets is legitimate… I’ve confirmed that liveolympictickets.com is unauthorized. After further investigation, I’ve  verified that ...

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