How attackers use confusable domains

Understanding Phishing Attacks: Confusable Domains

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Phishing scammers are nothing if not clever. There has been a constant stream of devious innovation from attackers, keeping security professionals busy designing ways to thwart the bad guys.

One technique that attackers commonly use is confusable domains. This is when an attacker sends an email from a domain such as “exxample.com” instead of “example.com”. This slight difference is often missed by victims, therefore; they accidently open a malicious email.

In this white paper, learn how INKY Phish Fence can scan emails for uses of confusable equivalents used in targeted attacks.

Vendor:
Inky Technology
Posted:
28 Jun 2019
Published:
28 Jun 2019
Format:
PDF
Length:
10 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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