Aerospace And Defense Firms Targeted With Clever Spear Phishing

January 31, 2013 By The Vigilant Application Owner

Help Net Security – (National) Aerospace and defense firms targeted with clever spear phishing. A new spearphishing campaign is targeting directors, vice presidents, and other top management of companies in the aerospace and defense industry and the U.S. government via a malicious .PDF file, which, once opened, creates a permanent backdoor and exfiltrates data from the victim’s computer.