Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Wednesday,   July 8th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Six domains used in phishing scheme seized by Microsoft

US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled that the company can seize six domains that were being used in a widespread phishing campaign. Microsoft said the campaign targeted users in sixty-two countries around the world, and it capitalized on fears surrounding COVID-19. Notably, the attackers didn’t use credential-harvesting login portals to trick victims into entering their usernames and passwords. Instead, the emails contained links that requested permissions for a malicious web app that impersonated Office 365. Learn more >

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