Scammers are being forced to be creative as more phishing attacks are coming to light on a daily basis. With this campaign, emails are sent by scammers that tell their target, “you won’t be able to open your Excel or any document file due to a system delay.” Included with that message is a prompt for the receiver to click on a link labeled, “Configure Excel and PDF Settings” to access their files. When clicked, it takes the victim to a SharePoint login form which mimics a shared Excel document. Instead of recovering their files, their credentials are saved to a server operated by the scammers where they can later use the login information to carry out Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams or total account takeovers.
By: Dan McNemar It is not a new concept that criminals use the Darknet to