Hancitor Uses Microsoft Word to Deliver MalwareDecember 8, 2016 | Malware Analysis
There have been several variants of the Hancitor malware family seen in the wild over the past several months. Recently, Carbon Black, a VMRay integration partner, provided an in-depth analysis of a specific strain of the Hancitor Malware family that uses a Microsoft calendar identifier to deliver malware to unsuspecting users. We did a full analysis in VMRay analyzer that we’ve published here . We are able to see a specific strain of Hancitor using Microsoft Word to deliver a malicious payload – using VBA macros of course!
We can see that it scored a solid 100/100 against our VTI Rule (VMRay Threat Identifier behavioral ruleset).
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