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Chinese Hackers Using 42,000 Imposter Domains in Massive Phishing Attack Campaign

17
Nov
2022
Chinese Hackers Using 42,000 Imposter Domains in Massive Phishing Attack Campaign

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A China-based financially motivated group is leveraging the trust associated with popular international brands to orchestrate a large-scale phishing campaign dating back as far as 2019.

The threat actor, dubbed Fangxiao by Cyjax, is said to have registered over 42,000 imposter domains, with initial activity observed in 2017.

“It targets businesses in multiple verticals including retail, banking, travel, and energy,” researchers Emily Dennison and Alana Witten said. “Promised financial or physical incentives are used to trick victims into further spreading the campaign via WhatsApp.”

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