22nd June, 2018 By Pierluigi Paganini Security Affairs
Summary - GZipDe is downloader that is used by threat actors to fetch other payloads from a server controlled by attackers. The malware was detected after user from Afghanistan has uploaded a weaponized Word document on VirusTotal service, the document refers to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit.
At the time it is not possible to attribute the malicious code to a specific actor, VirusTotal doesn’t share information about the source of the upload and the target of the attack was not disclosed, the researchers were only able to analyze the sample.
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