Keep an eye out for the latest DocuSign email scam that was circulating Wednesday (AEST). Masquerading as a credit application, the subjects generally relate to a ‘Credit Card Application’ or a ‘Loan Application.’
The simple HTML email requests asks recipients to ‘Review your document’ and click the link to ‘Sign your file here.’
The link in the email actually takes you to a malicious ‘Invoice.doc’ hosted on GoogleDrive. Despite being a small targeted run, the use of the DocuSign branding is authentic in appearance and may trick unsuspecting and curious recipients.
In the emails intercepted by MailGuard, the sender(s) appear to be random.
Cyber-criminals frequently exploit the branding of global companies like DocuSign, such as in thise attack reported earlier this year: https://www.mailguard.com.au/blog/brandjacked-docusign-180326
The good reputation and familiarity of DocuSign makes them an attractive target, and since their service requires users to click a link to download files, they are a convenient trojan horse for malicious attacks.
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