Attackers employ novel methods to backdoor French organizations

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An advanced threat actor has been spotted using distinctive, novel methods to backdoor French entities in the construction, real estate, and government industries. How the attack unfolds The attack starts with a well-known technique – emails containing a macro-enabled Microsoft Word document masquerading as information relating to the GDPR – and ends up with an attempt to install a backdoor on target systems. What happens in between those steps, though, is what makes these attacks … More

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