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BEWARE! Microsoft warns of “SEABORGIUM” phishing attack

 BEWARE! Microsoft warns of “SEABORGIUM” phishing attack

Microsoft has warned users to stay safe from SEABORGIUM phishing attack.

Microsoft has issued a warning for Microsoft clients regarding a phishing attack that is doing the rounds. The warning was issued by Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC). The phishing attack, called SEABORGIUM, targets Microsoft’s clients posing as security experts from Microsoft via email. Although this phishing scheme, which originated in Russia has been present since 2017, it has recently popped up again, targeting a number of people before it was red-flagged by Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center.

How does it work?

In this phishing scheme, the threat actor targets the same organization slowly over a long period of time. According to Microsoft, once it is successful, it slowly infiltrates targeted organizations’ social networks through constant impersonation, rapport building, and…

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