Exploiting common URL redirection methods to create effective phishing attacks

“Simple” can often be harder than “complex.” When thinking about the trickiest phishing campaigns and their components, URL redirection does not immediately come to mind as the part causing the trouble. However, URL forwarding is one method that is often abused by cybercriminals to create multi-layered phishing attacks. Why? The short answer is in three E’s: easy, evasive, and elusive (to the eye). URL redirection for malicious purposes URL redirection is the process of forwarding … More →
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