June 7, 2023

[Information Security Daily]On September 29, 2022, hackers spread Cobalt Strike in the name of government agencies, and American business media Fast Company was hacked to push racial hate messages

Attackers launch phishing email attacks mostly through Office document file attachments containing malicious macros. Recently, however, some people have used Word template files to carry malicious code, so that Word files in email attachments can be used. Evade information security system detection. The American business media Fast Company was hacked, but it is worth noting that the hackers did not steal secrets from it, but spread racial hate messages in the name of the company. A week ago, the ransomware LockBit generator was leaked, and now there is a cracked version of the penetration testing tool Brute Ratel C4 (BRC4) distributed in hacker forums. This kind of outflow of criminal tools is becoming more and more frequent, not only will more hackers use it, but it may also make it more difficult for information security personnel to trace the source of the attack.

Ewen Eagle

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