Email Sender Identity is Key to Solving the Phishing Crisis

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Minimalist, Jul 6, 2020.

  1. Minimalist

    Minimalist Registered Member

    Jan 6, 2014
    Slovenia, EU
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

    Jul 10, 2004
    The Netherlands
    Yes it's a big problem. In theory hackers can use social engineering to trick people into downloading malicious Office documents that download a keylogger in the background. Win Defender and Win Firewall won't help against this fileless-malware. If they are able to capture username and password they can then perform a SIM Swapping attack in order to bypass 2FA. And now they can plunder your online banking or cryptocurrency account. I actually saw a show on MTV called "True Life Crime" about hackers that stole millions of dollars.
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