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Fake Dating Sites Aiming to Swindle Your Money & Identity

Fake Dating Sites Aiming to Swindle Your Money & Identity

 

 

 

Nowadays, the easiest way to meet someone is online. Just open your phone, download the dating app, and voilà you're all set. As more and more people are using Online Dating Apps to bet their shot at love, and while we swipe right and left hoping to find the one, scammers are in their best suits and dresses ready to swindle vulnerable victims.

 

 

If that’s not bad enough, since November 2021 the Trend Micro Check team detected over 15 million scam dating URLs. Here are two examples:

 

 

Romance Scam_20220214_Scam Dating Sites

 

 

And some URLs to watch out for:


ms8da8[.]ml:80/
hiuykyht[.]cf:80/
z4amfwtyrb7vr3c62lb[.]webcam:80/
tkman88[.]com:80/
lovrn58[.]gq:80/

 

 

For more details about these fake dating apps and how to avoid them, read the full article here.

 

 

We also have a FREE Trend Micro Tool you can use to fight these swindlers. Trend Micro Check is the most popular anti-fraud tool on Chrome Store in 2021!

 

 Trend Micro Check_Safari

Check out this page for more information on Trend Micro Check.

 

 

 

Have you spotted a fake dating website? How about a #TinderSwindler IRL? 😎

 

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