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Hackers hit Microsoft Word and Excel users with evolved Tor malware

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Hackers hit Microsoft Word and Excel users with evolved Tor malware

Hackers are targeting Word and Excel users with a sophisticated new data-siphoning malware that hides its movements using the Tor network, according to security firm Trend Micro.

Trend Micro threat response engineer Alvin John Nieto reported the campaign in a blog post. "Malware targeting Word and Excel files has been around for some time, but we recently encountered a new malware family Crigent (also known as ‘Power Worm'), which brings several new techniques to the table," he said.

 

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Re: Hackers hit Microsoft Word and Excel users with evolved Tor malware

Thanks Jasper!

 

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