Porn Sites a Boon to Cyber Criminals

Experts warn pornography being used as a lure

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Porn is being used as bait for dodgy scams designed to steal money and private information from internet users.

Cybersecurity experts say that criminals are “using porn as a lure” to get viruses onto people’s computers or to trick them into handing over cash.

Internet security giant Kaspersky has published a detailed report that found more than 300,000 instances of porn-themed attacks in 2017.

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