Analysis & Features

Love Bites: Valentine’s Day shoppers cautioned against targeted online scams

Since January 2023, Check Point Research has seen a 54% increase in new Valentine’s Day related domains, compared to previous months. One out of every 10 new domains containing the term “love” or “Valentine” found to be potentially risky, since the beginning of February 2023. One out of 1,000 Valentine’s Day related emails found to be malicious or suspicious since the beginning of February. [c]