Iceland fell victim to the largest phishing campaign to target the nation, a complex scheme which involved impersonating law enforcement officers.
The attack was tailored specifically for Icelanders and used a homograph trick to register a domain imitating the Icelandic Police domain and a malicious attachment file with which roughly translated to “Called in for questioning by the police on October 30th,” according to Bleeping Computer.
The message claims non-compliance will result in an arrest warrant. The malware used in the attack exploits the Remcos 2.0.7 Pro tool, a legitimate commercial solution for accessing remote computers, which provides full access to the device it is ran on.
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