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Cybercriminals Behind Operation Francophoned Start Using New Payload

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Location of operation Francophoned targets

 

In August 2013, Symantec revealed the existence of a cybercriminal operation targeting European organizations, particularly ones in France. Over the past months, the attackers behind the campaign, dubbed Operation Francophoned, have made some changes.

 

Operation Francophoned attacks rely on a combination of social engineering and spear phishing emails. First, the attackers send a spear phishing email apparently containing an invoice to an employee of the targeted multinational company.

Then, they call the recipient and tell him/her to process the invoice. The so-called invoice is actually a piece of malware that gives the attackers access to the organization’s systems.

 

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Re: Cybercriminals Behind Operation Francophoned Start Using New Payload

My country  with his stupid president is attacked? I've already put on my battledress to face the enemies with all my gfs to tease and embush them...No seriously!

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