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Fake Google and Microsoft branded websites meant to trick users into giving away their login credentials accounted for a bulk of form based cyberattacks detected by Barracuda Networks in last four months.

Out of the 100,000 form-based attacks by the cybersecurity firm between January 1 and April 30, Google file sharing and storage websites were used in 65% of the cases, accounting for 4% of all spear-phishing attacks in the first four months of the 2020.

The report shows that 25% of attacks used, 23% used, 13% used and 4% used for impersonation.

On the other hand, Microsoft brands accounted for 13% of the attacks. Microsoft’s was involved in 6% attacks, in 4% attacks and in 3% of attacks.

The other leading websites used in impersonation attacks include (10%), (4%), and (2%).

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