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The malware delivery trick involving updating links in Word documents is apparently gaining some traction: the latest campaign to use it likely takes the form of fake emails from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The fake email includes an attachment, supposedly a CP2000 notice, which is sent by the IRS when the income and/or payment […]

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Today, Kaspersky published a paper titled “The NeTTraveler (aka ‘TravNeT’).” The paper provides analysis on a targeted attack campaign that is targeting various organizations worldwide, such as governments, industries, and non-government organizations. This research is related to the McAfee blog “Travnet Trojan Could Be Part of APT Campaign” released earlier in March about a campaign […]

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Today, Trend Micro published a report about a targeted attack campaign they’re calling SafeNet (the campaign’s name is unrelated to the security company of the same name). The group behind this campaign is utilizing spear phishing emails with malicious attachments. These attachments are document files that exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word. Some of the documents […]

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