On 19 September, the TA530 group sent personalised emails utilising company names, personal names, titles and more to deliver malicious Word documents.
Amazon customers are the target of a wide-ranging phishing email scam intended to fool recipients into opening up a malicious attachment that results in the downloading of Locky ransomware.
Researchers at Zscaler spotted attackers using macro malware as a vector to spread the Neutrino bot via spearphishing emails.
Microsoft security patch causes users to lose customised templates and safe macros, leaving cyber-security commentators shaking their heads that the software giant could make such a newbie mistake.
Hackers have launched phishing attacks on organisations using legitimate automated management tools, according to Cisco.
The return of a decade-old attack vector, the malicious macro, requires a granular, policy-based approach to managing email at the gateway, says Greg Sim.