Scammers set their sights on Resident Evil: Afterlife

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Resident Evil. Man, those films are terrible.

Frankly, I’m happy to end the writeup right there, but if I did you’d miss out on all the fun.

Resident Evil Afterlife is now in cinemas (unfortunately) and scammers are all too happy to cash in.

watchresidentevil4(dot)com is our port of call today:

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Try to watch the film, and you’re prompted to install ClickPotato (from Pinball Corp).

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There’s also four other items preticked, which is nice of them.
Installing that lot gives you a prompt to “see premium content”.

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You know where this is going, and it isn’t anywhere other than “the bottom of a ditch”.
I got:

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Some sort of sign up to view content website!

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A copyright infringement warning!

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About six thousand adverts for Russian dating / bride-to-be services!

What I absolutely did not get was any form of Resident Evil action. Depending on how you feel about such things, that might be such a bad outcome. You still have all of that stuff installed on your PC, though…

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