This fake Pokemon NFT game just wants to take over your Windows PC

Hackers are utilising the continued popularity of the Pokemon universe and the bizarre rise of non-fungible tokens (NFT) to trick people into installing remote access tools (RAT), take over their devices, and steal any valuables they might find.

Cybersecurity researchers from ASEC recently discovered at least two malicious websites – beta-pokemoncards[.]io, and pokemon-go[.]io pretending to host a Pokemon game that also offers NFT cards that can be traded, eventually for profit. 

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