Archive for January, 2023

Fake ‘Pokemon NFT’ game infects PCs with malware

January 11th, 2023

Some interesting news from PC World Online.

In a scheme worthy of Team Rocket, two sites hosting fake Pokemon PC games have been spotted spreading remote access programs

Distributing fake versions of popular games in order to seed malicious programs is nothing new, but suckering in players with the promise of profits from Pokemon-branded NFTs is particularly naughty. Not only has there been no indication that Nintendo or Pokemon developer Game Freak are interested in jumping on the non-fungible bandwagon, NFTs themselves are rife with pump-and-dump investment shenanigans and good old-fashioned theft.

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