A new phishing campaign targeting mainly iOS users asking them to login in with their Facebook account and give away their credentials.
The report by Myki said the attackers create fake copies of legitimate sites to attract victims. The victim is then asked to login in using his or her social media credentials, like Facebook. When the fake login is clicked the person is taken to another Facebook page where the login information is typed in. Once the login button is clicked a message saying the credentials have been compromised appears effectively ending the session, but giving the malicious actors the legitimate credentials.
Antoine Vincent Jebara, CEO of Myki, said the aim of the attack is to use users' credentials by simulating native iOS actions, the prompt to authenticate via Facebook and the tab switching animation. So far iOS devices have been the primary target, but Jebara noted the technique can easily be ported over to scam Android users.
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