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New Excel phishing scam targets financial service sector

Security researchers believe the attack may be linked to a Russian hacking group

A unique phishing campaign called “MirrorBlast” is starting to spread in the financial sector. The scam targets financial service employees by trying to lure them into downloading a “weaponized” Excel document. 

In its coverage of the situation, ZDNet said the MirrorBlast attack begins with a seemingly innocent document attached in an email. Once that attachment is clicked on, it sends out a file share request that pulls down and opens the dangerous Excel document on the...

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