TurkeyBombing Puts New Twist on Zoom Abuse

by | November 24, 2020 | Cybersecurity News

Hackers stole nearly 4,000 credentials before Thanksgiving was even over.

While millions of people were forced to spend the holidays away from their loved ones and family, cybercriminals took advantage of the situation and launched a new phishing attack, called TurkeyBombing.

Using the Zoom platform’s incredible popularity and recognisable branding, phishing messages were sent en masse, telling recipients that: “You received a video conference invitation,” Messages included a link to review the malicious invitation, which lead victims to a fake Microsoft login page, with the email address already filled in. All that was left for the users was to type their passwords. And a lot of them did.

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by Dan Florian

Product owner and co-founder of ATTACK Simulator. Dan likes to code, is passionate about design, and loves running and swimming.

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