Phishing campaign targets Tiktok influencer accounts



Researchers from Abnormal Security uncovered a phishing scam aimed at hijacking at least 125 TikTok ‘Influencer’ accounts.

The original phishing email used a TikTok copyright violation notice lure, the messages instructed the victims responding to the message to avoid the deletion of their accounts in 48 hours. 

“An email campaign sent in two rounds on October 2, 2021, and November 1, 2021 to more than 125 individuals and businesses appeared to target large-volume TikTok accounts of all kinds and across disparate locales. Among the typical talent agencies and brand-consultant firms we would expect to see, this actor sent messages to social media production studios, influencer management firms, and content producers of all types.” reads the report published by Abnormal Security.

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