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Cybercriminals are famous for impersonating well-known brands or services in order to trick you into falling for their scams. Since you’re already receiving numerous emails about it, the bad guys know Amazon’s Prime Day is a great opportunity to tempt you with a great “deal”.
The bad guys are selling so-called “phishing kits” that make it easy for any aspiring hacker to craft legitimate-looking emails appearing to come from well-known companies. The attackers are using these phishing kits to craft fake emails for Amazon’s Prime Day. The emails include a PDF attachment containing a dangerous phishing link. If you click the link, you’re brought to a fake Amazon login page and prompted to sign in to claim your Prime Day deals. If you sign in to this bogus page, your Amazon account will be compromised. If you use the same or similar passwords for other accounts, those accounts could also be compromised.
Always remember the following to protect yourself from scams like this: