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[SANS ISC] Microsoft Apps Diverted from Their Main Use

I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Microsoft Apps Diverted from Their Main Use“: This week, the CERT.eu organized its yearly conference in Brussels. Across many interesting presentations, one of them covered what they called the “cat’n’mouse” game that Blue and Red teams are playing continuously. When the Blue team has

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[SANS ISC] Microsoft Publisher Files Delivering Malware

I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Microsoft Publisher Files Delivering Malware“: Attackers are always searching for new ways to deliver malicious content to their victims. A few days ago, Microsoft Publisher malicious files were spotted by security researchers[1]. Publisher is a low-level desktop publishing application offered by Microsoft in

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[SANS ISC] Investigating Microsoft BITS Activity

I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Investigating Microsoft BITS Activity“: Microsoft BITS (“Background Intelligent Transfer Service”) is a tool present[1] in all modern Microsoft Windows operating systems. As the name says, you can see it as a “curl” or “wget” tool for Windows. It helps to transfer files between

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[SANS ISC Diary] Malware Delivered via ‘.pub’ Files

I published the following diary on isc.sans.org: “Malware Delivered via ‘.pub’ Files“. While searching for new scenarios to deliver their malwares[1][2], attackers launched a campaign to deliver malicious code embedded in Microsoft Publisher[3] (.pub) files. The tool Publisher is less known than Word or Excel. This desktop publishing tool was released in 1991 (version

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