Warns Consumers to Say “No Thanks” to Malware Linked to Online Searches for Thanksgiving Invitations

Alert warning consumers of dangerous malware linked to searches for Thanksgiving Day invitations. Each year, more holiday planning and ideas are available online, and cyber criminals are taking advantage of the opportunity.

CyberDefender Research Labs has found a high concentration of fake antivirus products that can infect consumer computers and lead to data theft during searches for guest invitations for celebrations on the annual holiday. Keyword combinations entered included: "Thanksgiving Lunch Invitations," "Thanksgiving Invitation Template" and "Thanksgiving Printable Invitations."


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