In this blog, we explore how scammers are having success phishing on SMS/messaging and chat apps, as well as social media platforms. Learn how to mitigate threats.
Earlier this week, Alphabet (Google) launched an interactive phishing quiz website aimed at educating users on the effectiveness of phishing and the specific dangerous elements within an email.
A trend forming among newly identified phishing URLs shows bad actors sending fraudulent emails informing Apple ID users of outdated Apple ID information or problems with billing. The emails and internal links attempt to deceive Apple ID users into “verifying” account information. When the user proceeds to log in, the form handing over access credentials to their accounts.