How Multi-Stage Phishing Attacks Exploit QRs, CAPTCHAs, and Steganography


The sophistication of phishing assaults is continuously increasing due to hackers’ investment in novel techniques to trick victims into divulging confidential information or downloading dangerous software. The use of steganography, CAPTCHAs, and QR codes is one of the newest phishing tactics. Examine their methods and develop the ability to recognize them.

Traditional spam filters are largely designed to detect text-based phishing attempts. However, attackers can circumvent these filters by hiding harmful links within QR codes. Cybercriminals choose this strategy since it is difficult for many security technologies to decode the content of QR codes.

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