Pierluigi Paganini February 01, 2019
The return of the AdvisorsBot malware

Security experts at Cybaze– Yoroi ZLab have analyzed a new sample of the AdvisorsBot malware, a downloader that was first spotted in August 2018. As usual, the malware looks like a legitimate e-mail attachment, named as “invoice.doc”. Today, weaponized Microsoft office documents with macros, are one of the most common and more effective methods to […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 25, 2018
AdvisorsBot, a previously undocumented downloader involved in malicious email campaigns

Security researchers at Proofpoint security have discovered a previously undocumented downloader tracked as AdvisorsBot that was involved in malicious email campaigns. AdvisorsBot was uncovered in malicious email campaigns, attributed to the TA555 threat actor, targeting hotels, restaurants, and telecommunications entities. The name “AdvisorsBot” comes from the early command and control (C&C) domains that all contained the word […]