“Chat-in-the-Middle” Phishing Attack Attempts to Steal Consumers’ Data via Bogus Live-Chat Support

Speaking of Security… | Blog Entry: RSA FraudAction Research Lab | “C: 1520

A new, unique type of phishing attack targeted against online banking customers was recently discovered by the RSA FraudAction Research Lab. RSA has coined this as a “Chat-in-the-Middle” phishing attack and it is first executed through routine means but then presents a more advanced layer of perpetrating online fraud.

Don’t do live chat most times, and now have a real reason to never engage in it with my bank… 😦

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