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Microsoft may have discovered the least convincing phishing scam yet

May 7, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Cybersecurity researchers at Microsoft have shared details about a recent business email compromise (BEC) phishing campaign that showed signs of extensive planning but silly execution.

The Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team discovered a BEC scam that tried to trick its recipients into purchasing gift cards.

Microsoft’s research shows that the threat actors behind the campaign meticulously planned the entire operation. However, in the end it all came to naught thanks to how the scam was conducted.

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