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Hackers Exploiting Old MS Excel Vulnerability to Spread Agent Tesla Malware
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Hackers Exploiting Old MS Excel Vulnerability to Spread Agent Tesla Malware

As part of phishing attempts, attackers are using an outdated Microsoft Office vulnerability as a weapon to spread a malware strain known as Agent Tesla. To trick potential targets into opening decoy Excel documents attached to messages with an invoice theme and trigger the exploitation of CVE-2017-11882 (CVSS score: 7.8), a memory corruption vulnerability in Office's Equation Editor that could lead to code execution with the user's privileges, the infection chains use these documents. The Zscaler ThreatLabz discoveries expand on earlier findings from Fortinet FortiGuard Labs, which described a related phishing campaign read more Hackers Exploiting Old MS Excel Vulnerability to Spread Agent Tesla Malware. Get up to date on the latest cybersecurity news and enhance your knowledge ...