An uptick in phishing attempts using a fake and badly created Office 365 credentials update form is taking place, according to a new Cofense report.
Not only is the form, which is linked to in the email, riddled with typos and capitalization errors, but it is actually a Google Forms fdocs form. Something Microsoft is unlikely to use under any circumstances.
The Cofense Phishing Defense Center found the malicious actors did go to great lengths in some respects to make their scam appear legitimate. The email itself originates from a real company, the financial services provider CIM Finance, and they used the CIM Finance website to host the emails to help bypass basic email security checks.
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