Phishing Actors Take a Cue From Malware-Distributing Brethren

Recently, Proofpoint researchers have observed a number of email campaigns with attached password-protected malicious documents. These documents are primarily used to distribute malware including Cerber ransomware and the Ursnif banking Trojan, with document passwords included in the body of the email.

Article Link: http://www.securitynewspaper.com/2016/12/24/phishing-actors-take-cue-malware-distributing-brethren/