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Word documents with scrambled text deliver banking trojan in the background

2015/04/07

Softpedia - (International) ) Security researchers from Cisco's Talos research group discovered a new variant of the Dridex banking trojan being delivered via incomprehensible malware-laden Microsoft Word documents that trick users into enabling macros before using PowerShell to download and execute the trojan from a hard-coded IP address. The malware campaign lasted for less than 5 hours before antivirus solutions responded.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Word-Documents-with-Scrambled-Text-Deliver-Banking-Trojan-in-the-Background-477781.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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