Security researchers have come across a waterholing campaign that have compromised four South Korean websites by injecting fake login forms to steal user credentials.

Trend Micro described the campaign, which it named Soula, as a significant threat to enterprises and users and possibly the first step being taken by a cybercriminal group to launch a bigger, worldwide campaign. What the research firm found was four websites that were injected with JavaScript, exactly how was not mentioned but possibly through unpatched vulnerabilities, which then would overlay a login form over the legitimate site.

Making matters worse is one of the spoofed sites is one of South Korea’s most popular search engines.

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