Phishing tricks: Text direction deception

Understanding Phishing: Text Direction Deception!

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Although a significant annoyance, phishing scammers are undoubtedly a creative lot – coming up with new ways to sneak through email protection systems.

INKY recently uncovered a tactic that uses Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), which mixes scripts in languages which naturally flow in different directions (like Arabic & Latin), then renders it forward in an email – bypassing SEGs and maintaining a ‘normal appearance’.

In this installment of Understanding Phishing, learn how (& why) hackers are using CSS by dissecting an example and discover how INKY can address this tactic.

Vendor:
Inky Technology
Posted:
30 Sep 2020
Published:
30 Sep 2020
Format:
PDF
Length:
8 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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