Phishing websites now use chatbots to steal your credentials


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Feb 4, 2016
Phishing attacks are now using automated chatbots to guide visitors through the process of handing over their login credentials to threat actors.
This approach automates the process for the attackers and gives a sense of legitimacy to the visitors of the malicious sites, as chatbots are commonly found on websites for legitimate brands.

This new development in phishing attacks was discovered by researchers at Trustwave, who shared the report with Bleeping Computer before publication.

Starts with an email​

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