Phishing for likes: How cybercriminals are exploiting Instagram's copyright reports

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A multi-layered approach to email security that includes strict policy management and content scanning will also increase the chances of detecting the initial phishing email before it can land in the victim’s inbox. Clicking the link will open the device’s default browser and redirect to a phishing website that hosts a form asking for various personal details, allegedly to confirm the user’s identity. How the Insta-phish unfoldsInstagram makes it easy for any account owner to file a report if they find other users are posting their content without permission simply by clicking this link and filling in the form.

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