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Idea from Andrew Sanders

Andrew Sanders

Title

Attackers are Sidestepping HTTPS Protections

Summary

The lock icon next to your URL bar is supposed to reassure you that a website is secure. Unfortunately, all this means is that phishing sites can serve you malware or steal your credentials while using an encrypted connection. Most malware is now delivered via HTTPS connections, and the majority of phishing sites also use HTTPS. It's time to find a more secure method of file transfer.

Author

Andrew Sanders

Links

  • https://info.phishlabs.com/blog/more-than-half-of-phishing-sites-use-https
  • https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2020/06/25/encrypted-malware/