That was fast! Bad Guys Are Using The Marriott Breach For Phishing Attacks



As predicted, the Marriott breach is heaven for bad guys. KnowBe4 customers are using the (free) Phish Alert Button to report in the wild phishing attacks using the recent news.

Below is the first email we've seen attempting to use the Marriott breach to scare up some traffic. This particular email leads to spammy/scammy web page trying to collect personal data for the purposes of marketing and spam. Other bad guys will not be far behind with phishing attacks that lead to malware infections and god knows what else. First screen shot is the email:

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This is the landing page they wind up on, where their personal information is "requested".

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Think Before You Click....

 

Topics: Phishing

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