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SMB employees targeted with fake termination emails


Securityweek - (International) Researchers at Bitdefender warned employees and IT administrators of small and medium-sized businesses about a rash of fake emails claiming false termination that is designed to distribute information-stealing malware using an ARJ file archiver. Once the attached file is decompressed and executed, the malware opens a clean rich text format (RTF) document which connects to attackers who execute instructions to the victim.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:49