Social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter offer verification badges as a credibility indicator to help show authenticity and integrity to visitors. To obtain a badge, profiles must meet a list of various requirements and undergo verification process.

For example, the one found on our Sucuri Twitter profile:

Let’s examine how these coveted verification badges are being used as a phishing lure for social engineering campaigns targeting some of the most popular social networks across the net.

Continue reading Fake Instagram Verification & Twitter Badge Phishing at Sucuri Blog.

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