Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising

A large number of publishers – big and small – are monetizing their sites by selling space for companies that provide so-called native advertising, cited as more effective and engaging than traditional banner ads. Indeed, on a news or entertainment site, users are more inclined to click on links and articles thinking that they are … [Read more…]

Elaborate scripting-fu used in espionage attack against Saudi Arabia Government entity

This post was co-authored by David Sánchez and Jérôme Segura We recently came across a campaign targeting the Saudi Arabia Government via a malicious Word document which at first reminded us of an attack we had previously described on this blog. In our previous research, we detailed how an information stealer Trojan was deployed via … [Read more…]

Elaborate scripting-fu used in espionage attack against Saudi Arabia Government

This post was co-authored by David Sánchez and Jérôme Segura We recently came across a campaign targeting the Saudi Arabia Government via a malicious Word document which at first reminded us of an attack we had previously described on this blog. In our previous research, we detailed how an information stealer Trojan was deployed via … [Read more…]