A phishing attack recently uncovered by researchers pretends to share information about an electronic funds transfer (EFT) by offering up a link to download an HTML invoice that then loads to a page with Microsoft Office branding that’s hosted on Google Firebase.
The attack culminates with a final phishing page that looks to extract a victim’s Microsoft login credentials, alternate email address, and phone number, Armorblox researchers wrote in a blog post.
Impersonating Microsoft to phish for account credentials continues to be a powerful technique because it’s a way for attackers to insert themselves into normal business workflows, said Rajat Upadhyaya, head of engineering at Armorblox.
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