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Don’t Click That ZIP File! Phishers Weaponizing .ZIP Domains to Trick Victims

A new phishing technique called “file archiver in the browser” can be leveraged to “emulate” a file archiver software in a web browser when a victim visits a .ZIP domain.
“With this phishing attack, you simulate a file archiver software (e.g., WinRAR) in the browser and use a .zip domain to make it appear more legitimate,” security researcher mr.d0x disclosed last week.
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  A new phishing technique called “file archiver in the browser” can be leveraged to “emulate” a file archiver software in a web browser when a victim visits a .ZIP domain.
“With this phishing attack, you simulate a file archiver software (e.g., WinRAR) in the browser and use a .zip domain to make it appear more legitimate,” security researcher mr.d0x disclosed last week.
Threat actors, in a