Researchers reported Tuesday that they found two email phishing attacks targeting at least 10,000 mailboxes at FedEx and DHL Express that look to extract a user’s work email account.
In a blog released by Armorblox, the researchers said one attack impersonates a FedEx online document share and the other pretends to share shipping details from DHL. The phishing pages were hosted on free services such as Quip and Google Firebase to trick security technologies and users into thinking the links were legitimate.
According to the researchers, the two email attacks employed a broad range of techniques to get past traditional email security filters and pass the “eye tests” of unsuspecting end users:
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