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You’ve Been Served…with Subpoena-Themed Phishing Emails

November 7, 2019

A phishing campaign claiming to deliver emailed subpoenas is targeting insurance and retail companies.

According to researchers, the phishing emails are spoofing the UK Ministry of Justice, aiming to capitalize on scare tactics to convince targets to click on an embedded link to “learn more about the case” by saying that the recipient has 14 days to comply with the subpoena notice. If the target clicks on the link, he or she will find themselves infected with Predator the Thief, a publicly available information-stealing malware that’s not often seen in phishing campaigns.

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