Ashley Madison still a top lure for scammers and crooks

The Ashley Madison breach is an early Christmas for spammers and scammers

By Maria Korolov

The Ashley Madison breach has been a Christmas-in-August present for spammers and scammers of all kinds, and your company could be the next target.

Here are some scams to watch out for.


There is a significant amount of spam related to the Ashley Madison attack.

According to Trend Micro, the most recent Ashley Madison-related phishing campaign offers a link to the “Ashley Madison Client List” but instead infects the user’s computer with banking malware, or locks up files until the user pays one Bitcoin, or approximately $235.

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