Earlier this week, a new phishing scam had been unveiled this time using Gmail as the bait. The latest attack, uses a clever technique where it mimics past email messages with PDF attachments, once the attachment is clicked it launches a “Gmail sign-in page”. According to The Independent: ‘A sophisticated new phishing technique that composes convincing emails by analyzing and mimicking past messages and attachments has been discovered by security experts. Discovered by Mark Maunder, the CEO of WordPress security plugin Wordfence, the attack first sees the hacker send an email appearing to contain a PDF with a familiar file name. That PDF, however, is actually a cleverly disguised image that, when clicked, launches a new tab that looks like this: … [Read More...]
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