Four bugs bait hooks in Asian phishing trip

Human rights activists, journalists targeted.

Darren Pauli

Malware writers are exploiting four RTF vulnerabilities, in a long-running campaign to target journalists, human rights activists, and Tibetans across Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Arbor Networks study found malware writers are exploiting since-patched vulnerabilities relating to rich text formats (CVE-2012-0158; CVE-2012-1856; CVE-2015-1641, and CVE-2015-1770), which help deliver at least six forms of Chinese malware.

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