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2FA-bypass phishing campaign

Updated on 2022-11-23

A crypto-stealing phishing campaign is abusing Microsoft Azure Web Apps service to evade MFA and steal cryptocurrencies from Coinbase, KuCoin, Metamask, and accounts. Read more: Attackers bypass Coinbase and MetaMask 2FA via TeamViewer, fake support chat

Overview: 2FA-bypass phishing campaign

PIXM researchers said they are tracking a sophisticated phishing campaign that targets users of cryptocurrency services and wallets like Coinbase, Metamask, KuCoin, and Researchers said the phishing sites where users are being lured include the ability to intercept 2FA tokens, allowing the attackers to access secure accounts. In addition, the attackers will also use an in-browser chat window to initiate a remote desktop session on the victim’s device (usually via TeamViewer), approve their own device as valid to access the user’s account, and then drain cryptocurrency from their wallet. Read more: Cybercrime Group Expands Cryptocurrency Phishing Campaign

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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