Threat actors are playing by the rules, or at least tricking your browser into thinking they are, in order to deliver more effective attacks.
Wandera researchers noticed an increase in threat actors leveraging HTTPS and SSL certificates to “secure” their phishing sites leading to 60 percent of their monitored malicious traffic being encrypted using HTTPS.
Researchers discovered over 1,150 new HTTPS phishing sites over the course of one day, not including the plethora of the malicious HTTP phishing URLs that we already know exist meaning a new secure phishing site goes up every two minutes.
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