File-Less PowerSniff Malware Spotted in New Macro Attacks

If the Word doc is opened the victim will be presented with a malicious macro inside the file.

Phil Muncaster

Security researchers are warning of a new high threat spam campaign using the file-less PowerSniff malware in macro-based attacks.
Palo Alto Networks’ Josh Grunzweig and Brandon Levene claimed they’d spotted around 1,500 emails sent over the past week in a targeted campaign containing specific information about the victim’s company – including relevant phone numbers, addresses and their names.
This is all designed to socially engineer the recipient into trusting the sender enough to open the attachment.
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