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Defense contractors, manufacturers targeted with malware-as-a-service infostealer

10
Oct
2017
Defense contractors, manufacturers targeted with malware-as-a-service infostealer

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Information stealing FormBook malware is being lobbed at defense contractors, manufacturers and firms in the aerospace sector in the US and South Korea.

The malware is delivered via high-volume spam campaigns and email attachments that take the form of:

DOC/XLS files loaded with malicious macros that initiate the download of FormBook payloads
Archive files containing FormBook executable files
PDFs containing links to the tny.im URL-shortening service, which point to FormBook executables hosted on a staging server.

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