PS5 scams targeting shoppers — what to look out for


With the PS5 sold out pretty much everywhere, and with the console selling for obscene amounts on eBay, would-be buyers may be getting a little desperate.

Scammers know this, and according to new research from security giant Kaspersky, they’re already taking full advantage. The company says it detected around 130 suspicious websites mentioning the word “PlayStation” in October alone, and that’s quickly ramping up – it’s about half the number of instances that Kaspersky had spotted for the rest of the year combined.

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