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Real-Time Phishing Kit Targets Brazilian Central Bank


Last Updated on 01/15/2021 by OTC

We recently found an interesting phishing kit on a compromised website that has QR code capabilities, along with the ability to control the phishing page in real time. What our investigation revealed was that attackers were leveraging PIX, a new payment method created by the Brazilian Central Bank.

Features & Context for PIX

PIX was created and introduced to replace Brazil’s old and deprecated transfer methods TED and DOC. PIX’s new functionalities made it significantly cheaper and faster for transactions to be completed, allowing transfers to be conducted any time of the day, including weekends — functionality not available in the older, deprecated methods.

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