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Tax related spear-phishing aims at CTOs in tech companies

2015/02/20

Softpedia - (National) Security researchers at Talos discovered a new phishing campaign targeting chief technology officers (CTOs) with malicious attachments disguised as Microsoft Word documents laced with macros that funnel in the Vawtrak banking trojan, which can capture user credentials for more than 100 online services. The emails purport to be related to large sum payment details and federal taxes, with some appearing to originate from fake government addresses.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Tax-Related-Spear-Phishing-Aims-At-CTOs-In-Tech-Companies-473772.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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