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Operation Pony Express delivers malware via Microsoft Word files

2015/09/26

Softpedia - (International) Security researchers from Sophos reported that a spear-phishing campaign active from April - May, dubbed Operation Pony Express, utilized a documented Microsoft Word vulnerability delivered via an intermediary malware downloader. The campaign targeted specific individuals and organizations with emails containing fake rich text format (RTF) invoice files purporting to be from RingCentral.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/operation-pony-express-delivers-malware-via-microsoft-word-files-492836.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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