PayPal phishing kit added to hacked WordPress sites for full ID theft

A newly discovered phishing kit targeting PayPal users is trying to steal a large set of personal information from victims that includes government identification documents and photos.

Over 400 million individuals and companies are using PayPal as an online payment solution.

The kit is hosted on legitimate WordPress websites that have been hacked, which allows it to evade detection to a certain degree.

Breaching websites with weak login

Researchers at internet technology company Akamai found the phishing kit after the threat actor planted it on their WordPress honeypot.

The threat actor…

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