Hackers use malicious Word documents to target Charities

Security researchers at security company McAfee Labs uncovered a ‘nation-state level’ cyber espionage operation that has targeted humanitarian aid organisations around the world backdoors hidden within Word documents.     The malware – which appears to use a modified version of the original Syscon first observed in August was spotted being distributed via phishing emails.     The malware creates a backdoor into the infected system, which can then be used to spy on the PC and allow hackers to steal data.   Full story: – Hacking operation uses malicious…

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