New Attack Exploits Middle East Crisis To Solicit Donations For Kids Basic Needs In Charity Scam

Threat actors are known to capitalize on geopolitical events to manipulate victims into sending money, and the recent events in Gaza and Israel are no exception. 

In relation to this, Abnormal Security has published a recent attack detected in which cybercriminals attempted to solicit fraudulent charitable donations for children. 

The attackers encourage recipients to donate funds to cryptocurrency wallet addresses, claiming the money will be used to provide basic needs: water, medical care, and Internet access. 

According to the research, the campaign targeted 212 individuals at 88 organizations. Abnormal Security breaks down the cryptocurrency donation attack, what makes it notable, and why it is difficult to detect.

You can read the details here.

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