January 28, 2023

Hackers are using the continued popularity of the Pokémon universe and the bizarre rise of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to trick people into installing Remote Access Tools (RATs), hijacking their devices, and stealing anything of value. that they can find.

ASEC cybersecurity researchers recently uncovered at least two malicious websites: beta-pokemoncards(.)io and pokemon-go(.)io that claim to host a Pokemon game that also offers NFT cards that can be traded, eventually with profit.