Microsoft: Beware Phishing Attacks with Open Redirect Links

Healthcare Info Security

Mihir Bagwe

Microsoft is warning of a "widespread" phishing campaign in which fraudsters use open redirect links to lure users to malicious websites to harvest Office 365 and other credentials, according to a recent research report published by the software company.

Besides using social engineering techniques that impersonate well-known productivity tools and services to lure users into clicking, the fraudsters will sometimes deploy a malicious CAPTCHA verification page that helps lure users to a phishing site that will harvest their credentials, according to Microsoft.

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