Scam threatens website with copyright legal action.

Scam threatens website with copyright legal action.

If you receive a message from someone who claims to own images on your site and threatens legal action, don’t click the link! It might well be a phishing scam.

By PAUL BISCHOFF TECH WRITER, PRIVACY ADVOCATE AND VPN EXPERT

A new scam targeting website owners threatens legal action for alleged copyright infringement. The scammer claims they own images displayed on the site, and that the site is infringing on their copyright. The scammer instructs victims to click a link where they can see which images supposedly infringe on the scammer’s copyright. That link either leads to a phishing site where victims are tricked into handing over money or information, or it downloads malware.

See the whole article… https://www.comparitech.com/blog/information-security/copyright-infringement-scam/

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