Israeli Government Target Of Spearphishing Campaign

A spear phishing campaign against the Israeli Prime Minister’s office has been tracked an analysed by DomainTools’ senior security researcher, Kyle Wilhoit. Highlights from his discovery include:

  • Some of the indicators of compromise attribute this activity to a well known attack group called CopyKitten
  • The phishing email was disguised as an ‘Annual Survey’ word document
  • The document makes reference to The Ministry of Communications, therefore possibly targeting the Israeli government’s Ministry of Communications

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