Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Friday,   August 21st,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Maldoc malware campaign delivering the QakBot/QBot banking trojan through zipping Word documents

This particular campaign features a ZIP file; within the ZIP attachment is a Word document that includes macros within the document. These macros execute a PowerShell script that then downloads the Qakbot payload from specific URLs. This particular campaign also includes two new techniques: a bypass of the content disarm and reconstruction (CDR) technology through zipping the Word document, and a bypass of child-pattern pattern detection because Visual Basic is executed using Explorer. Learn more >

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