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Fake “No War on Syria” Petitions Used by Spammers to Harvest Information

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2014

Spammers are relying on the recent news about the US arming Syria rebels in order to trick Internet users into handing over their personal details.

There are numerous online petitions against the involvement of the United States in Syria. Spammers have launched their own fake petitions in an effort to harvest names, email addresses and other information which they can later use in their campaigns.

Experts from Malwarebytes have come across a number of fake petitions. In one example, th…

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