US court docs expose fake antivirus renewal phishing tactics

The U.S. Secret Service details how threat actors obtained $34,000 via phony antivirus renewal subscription emails in a seizure warrant application.

Special Agent Jollif of the United States Secret Service (USSS) filed the now-executed seizure warrant in order to retrieve money that was pilfered from a fraudulent email claiming to be a Norton subscription renewal, which allowed the threat actor to access the victim’s computer and bank account.

The United States Secret Service Special Agent’s court submission states that the pilfered funds are kept in a Chase bank account that is linked to a person by the name of “Bingsong Zhou,” who has been involved in phishing schemes that pretend to be Norton Antivirus renewal subscriptions read more US court docs expose fake antivirus renewal phishing tactics.

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