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Instagram Phishing Emails Use Fake Login Warning Baits

Threat actors are targeting Instagram users with a relatively believable phishing scam that warns people about login attempts for their account and urges them to confirm their identity by entering what looks like a two-factor authentication (2FA) code on a sign-in page for which the URL has been provided.

If a user clicks on the link, they are redirected to a spoofed Instagram login page where they are asked to enter their login credentials. The website looks legitimate and uses a valid HTTPs certificate, so a “secure” padlock is displayed in from of the address bar. However, the domain name is all wrong.

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