These filters use OCR (optical character recognition) to optically scan the image and filter it.
Some anti-phishing filters have even used IWR (intelligent word recognition), which is not meant to completely replace OCR, but these filters can even detect cursive, hand-written, rotated (including upside-down text), or distorted (such as made wavy, stretched vertically or laterally, or in different directions) text, as well as text on colored backgrounds.
Once a victim visits the phishing website, the deception is not over.
They attacked more than 1,800 Google accounts and implemented domain to threaten targeted users.
Clone phishing is a type of phishing attack whereby a legitimate, and previously delivered, email containing an attachment or link has had its content and recipient address(es) taken and used to create an almost identical or cloned email.
Phishing emails may contain links to websites that distribute malware.
Attackers may gather personal information about their target to increase their probability of success.
and it often directs users to enter personal information at a fake website, the look and feel of which are identical to the legitimate one and the only difference is the URL of the website in concern.