Phishing tricks: Text direction deception
Understanding Phishing: Text Direction Deception!
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.