‘Windows 11 Alpha’ malware attack trying to trick people – ET CISO
According to a report by Bleeping Computer,Security researchers have discovered this new malware attack which uses a Word document claiming to be made with ‘Windows 11 Alpha’. This file then pushes users to perform some simple steps to open it. After users perform the mentioned steps a code gets activated which steals their financial information.
The researchers also reveal that a cybercrime group FIN7 is likely responsible for the malware campaign. The researchers are not able to confirm the exact method of spreading of the malicious file but the attackers are likely using phishing or spear phishing techniques.
Researchers at cybersecurity company Anomali analyzed six such documents and say that the delivered backdoor appears to be a variation of a payload commonly used by the FIN7 group since at least 2018.”