RECOMMENDATION: Avoid enabling macros for untrusted Microsoft Office files as these are commonly used for distributing malware.

Barracuda Security Insight

Last Updated: May 21, 2018, 07:00 AM (PST)

Current Threat Level: High

Current Cybersecurity Index: 86.1 1.3

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Email: 178,914
Web: 4,415
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Critical Alerts

Affects: All OSes

Phishing PDFs have been observed as email attachments in phishing emails claiming to be purchase orders. The PDF contains a link to a page claiming to be an Adobe Document Cloud sign in page.

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Affects: Windows

Malicious Excel files have been observed as email attachments in phishing emails claiming to be requests for quotation. The spreadsheet downloads and runs an executable file that attempts to steal Windows and browser passwords.

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Affects: All OSes

Phishing PDFs have been observed as email attachments in phishing emails claiming to be "documents." The PDF contains a link to a page claiming to be a Dropbox sign in page that allows using email addresses to sign in.

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Malicious RTF files masquerading as DOC files have been observed as email attachments in phishing emails claming to be purchase orders. The document runs an embedded LokiBot variant that attempts to steal Windows and browser passwords.

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Affects: Windows

Email with attached WinAce files with .uue file extensions have been observed on emails claiming to be requests for quotation. These ACE files contain an executable file that attempts to steal Windows and browser passwords.

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Affects: All OSes

Phishing PDFs have been observed as email attachments in phishing emails claiming to be files shared by Citrix ShareFile. The PDF contains a link to a page claiming to be a Dropbox Business sign in page that allows using email addresses to sign in.

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