Oct 24 / Admin

New Scam Alert: New Credential Harvesting Scam Impersonates Google Translate to Trick Victims

KnowBe4 reported: 

Most scams focused on stealing the victim’s credentials tend to spoof the specific platform to which the credentials provide access. 

But in this latest attack – apparently on G Suite users – the threat actors got somewhat creative.

The initial phishing email targets Spanish-speaking users, using a pretty common social engineering tactic revolving around the need to confirm an account.

The unique execution here is the spoofing of a Google Translate page to make the victim user believe they are providing credentials within a safe environment – one owned and operated by Google.

Find out more with the original article here.

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