New phishing toolkit uses PWAs to steal login credentials

Red teamers and hackers may now develop progressive web apps (PWAs) that look like official corporate login forms in order to steal passwords thanks to the introduction of a new phishing kit.

A Progressive Web App (PWA) is an HTML, CSS, and JavaScript web application that can be downloaded from a website and used similarly to a standard desktop application. After installation, the operating system will make a PWA shortcut and add it to the Add or Remove Programs list on Windows and the Applications/ folder under /Users/ in macOS.

A progressive web application will appear as a desktop application with all of the regular browser controls hidden when it is launched, and it will operate in the browser from which you installed it.

Many websites, like X, Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok, use a PWA to provide a desktop app experience read more New phishing toolkit uses PWAs to steal login credentials.

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