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Akamai discovers a phishing kit that simulates PayPal

Il phishing it is one of the main ones cyber threats and its diffusion is constantly growing as confirmed by a report of the ricercatori at Akamai Technologies. The team found evidence of phishing cyber attacks that simulate PayPal’s security measures. Here are all the details on the new cyber threat.

Akamai’s research team has found a phishing kit that simulates PayPal’s security measures

Phishing is one of the main cyber threats. In 2021, phishing identity theft affected 42 million people with losses of over $ 52 billion. Akamai’s research team has identified some phishing kits targeting benign WordPress sites to carry out PayPal phishing scams.

These kits allow you to obtaining the victim’s identity information under the pretext of performing security checks. The goal is to get banking information and email passwords. All the details related to what the team of researchers discovered are available through the Akamai blog which analyzes, in detail, the issue and the characteristics of this new phishing kit that can put many users at risk.

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