- Cybercriminals using TV shows to distribute Malware.
- Game of Thrones tops list of malware-infected shows in 2018-2019.
- The malware distributors opt for first and last episode of each season.
In the past, several cybersecurity firms have already claimed that hackers are actively using sophisticated ways to attack people’s devices, and now, at a time when binge watching is a prevalent trend globally, these cybercriminals are infecting devices with malware by using the names of popular TV shows. According to Kaspersky Labs, Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Arrow are the shows receiving the most attention from attackers to execute a strike.