As the number of reported swine flu cases climbs, it’s time a strong message was sent out against buying Tamiflu over the internet.
Research published by Sophos exposes the profit model of the Russian cybercriminals making millions of pounds from counterfeit medicines, including Tamiflu.
Panic-induced stockpiling by individuals who aren’t officially classified as being at risk of contracting swine flu, and therefore anxious they won’t receive Tamiflu from the NHS, will not only line cybercriminals’ pockets with millions of pounds in cash but also grant them access to sensitive personal data to be used for other crimes.
You can learn more about how these underground web affiliates, which form networks called the Partnerka, profit from online sales of drugs such as Tamiflu in a whitepaper published today by Sophos entitled…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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