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12223227086?profile=RESIZE_400xCybersecurity investigators are warning of a new type of phishing attacks that abuse Google Looker Studio to bypass protections.  Google Looker Studio[1] is a legitimate online tool for creating customizable reports, including charts and graphs that can be easily shared with others.  Looker Studio, formerly Google Data Studio, is an online tool for converting data into customizable informative reports and dashboards introduced by Google on 15 March 2016 as part of the enterprise Google Analytics

10902422261?profile=RESIZE_400xIt happens in minutes, even seconds.  In Singapore, a man who filed a dispute over a faulty computer with the Consumers Association of Singapore reportedly lost $149,000 in a matter of minutes after he clicked on a live chat icon in an e-mail purportedly from the consumer watchdog.  Mike (not his real name), who is in his early 50’s and works in the education industry, was one of at least 10 victims who fell prey to the phishing e-mails in October.

The police said the total losses amounted to at