on coronavirus-themed attacks observed by the PhishLabs team. This post and others are meant to help the security community stay up-to-date on how threat actors are exploiting the pandemic.
work and communicate, and opportunistic cyber criminals know that individuals generally skeptical of suspicious emails may be less likely to view social media as a threat vector. Instagram is simply one outlet where they are using COVID-19 to prey on those who aren’t vigilant.
see our ongoing coverage.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from The PhishLabs Blog authored by Jessica Ellis. Read the original post at: https://info.phishlabs.com/blog/covid-10-phishing-update-scammers-impersonating-financial-institutions-on-instagram