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New massive Ransomware attack
March 21, 2019

During the last few hours from Iberlayer we are detecting a new aggressive campaign of mass mailings that they say come from the Argentine Ministry of Security. These emails include malicious files in OLE format (mainly under the name nota_gerencia_de_adm.doc) and links to infected servers. Both attack vectors point to a Ransomware type virus. Our Email Guardian service has detected the campaign from its very beginning thanks to our AMBAR technology based on detection of generation algorithms. 90% of the shipments are made from domains with well-configured SPF (in hard fail mode) and in many cases they even include correct DKIM signatures, suggesting a massive and automated use of hijacked accounts, probably through a previous Phishing attack During the last few hours from Iberlayer we are detecting a new aggressive campaign of mass mailing that they say comes from the Argentine Ministry of Security. These emails include malicious files in OLE format (mainly under the name nota_gerencia_de_adm.doc) and links to infected servers. Both attack vectors point to a Ransomware type virus. Our Email Guardian service has detected the campaign from its very beginning thanks to our AMBAR technology based on detection of generation algorithms. 90% of the shipments are made from domains with well-configured SPF (in hard fail mode) and in many cases they even include correct DKIM signatures, suggesting a massive and automated use of hijacked accounts, probably through a previous Phishing attack those domains.

Iberlayer in the IDG forum of Cybersecurity
March 21, 2019

Iberlayer participates in the IDG forum of Cybersecurity 2019. In Security, the details matter a lot! We are waiting for you next March 5 at the Francisco Giner de los Ríos Foundation, General Martínez Campos 14 street, Madrid to talk about them ...

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