Global Sting Operation Cracks Down on LabHost Phishing Empire

April 20, 2024
Global Sting Operation Cracks Down on LabHost Phishing Empire
  • Europol and 19 countries' law enforcement agencies have dismantled a major phishing-as-a-service operation, LabHost.

  • The international effort resulted in 37 arrests, including four key suspects in the UK believed to be the operators.

  • LabHost, active since 2021, hosted over 40,000 phishing domains and had thousands of users, accruing over $1.17 million.

  • The service targeted various organizations with customizable phishing templates for commonly used services, including Spotify and banks.

  • The LabHost takedown signifies a broader strategy to target and disrupt platforms that facilitate transnational cybercriminal activities.

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