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Aerospace And Defense Firms Targeted With Clever Spear Phishing

January 31, 2013 By Ali Loney

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.

Source: http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2393

Tags: News, security, AppSec Spotlight

Written by Ali Loney

Ali Loney is a Senior UX Designer at Walmart Labs. She is based in Canada and was the former Graphic Designer at Sonatype.