Ukrainian security authorities arrested the hackers responsible for creating an elaborate phishing scam that stole over $3M by convincing unsuspecting Ukrainian citizens to sign up for financial aid services while stealing all of the funds that were raised.
The hacker group created over 400 different fake websites that were filled with false European Union credentials, and conned users into believing that once they filled in their bank details, the European Union would send financial aid to their bank accounts.
The group used malicious landing pages that looked like surveys that were designed to fill out an application for financial assistance from E.U. countries. Some of the domains that were used in the phishing scam included: