Verizon customers are being targeted by a phishing campaign which researchers described as having a sophisticated, mobile-first approach that optimizes its phoney sites for mobile devices and demonstrating awareness of Verizon infrastructure.

Lookout researchers discovered the attack in late November 2018 and said activity has since intensified in March, when three waves of attacks were recorded in two consecutive days, according to an April 1, 2019, blog post.

Researchers noted the  threat actors use of the abbreviation 'ecrm,' which Verizon uses as a sub-domain for its electronic customer relationship management platform.

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