Many sophisticated network attacks actually begin with spear phishing, very well-designed, personally customized emails that try to lure particular victims to do something they shouldn’t. While it may not be quite as personalized as an advanced spear phishing attack, a new Gmail phishing campaign is convincing enough that it might trick even the most tech savvy users.
Watch today’s video to learn about this sneaky new Gmail phishing campaign, and what it does to convince your friends and family to give up their Gmail credentials. Also, learn how you can avoid these sorts of attacks with a little vigilance and two-factor authentication.
Episode Runtime: 3:58
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2kexjynJms
- Researcher blog post on tricky new Gmail phishing campaign – Wordfence
- News article on Gmail phishing that might convince tech savvy – Forbes
- Definition of the Data URI scheme – Wikipedia