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Payroll Impersonation Designed to Elicit Quick User Response in Credential Phishing Attack

Attackers impersonate an encrypted Microsoft email focused on paystub registration to steal Microsoft 365 credentials.

DocuSign Brand Impersonation Leads to Credential Phishing Attacks

Attackers use well-known document management service DocuSign to trick users into providing Outlook login credentials.

Executive Impersonated in Hijacking of Mergers & Acquisitions Transaction

Attackers impersonate the CEO using a spoofed email address to ask the recipient if they have been contacted by an attorney to facilitate an acquisition as the first stage of an attack designed to intercept a transaction.

Generic Email Support Team Impersonated in Password Change Malware Attack

Attackers impersonate a generic support team as part of a multi-stage malware attack, first informing the recipient that their password needs reset and asking them to call for support.

Office 365 Image Evades Text Analysis in Credential Phishing Attack

Attackers rendered an Office 365 email as a single image file with an accompanying credential phishing link wrapping the image.

Extortion Attack on Employees Used in Ploy for Bitcoin Payments

Attackers use a text-based email stating that they have access to the recipient’s personal information, including photos and browser history, stating that it will be deleted in exchange for a bitcoin payment.

Salary Increase Update Sent to Steal Employee Credentials

Attackers impersonate the company payroll department to send a wage update that takes users to a OneDrive phishing page and steals Microsoft 365 credentials.


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