Navigating beyond the macros
The rise of OneNote attacks showcases the ingenuity of cybercriminals in exploiting alternative file formats. Leveraging the familiarity and trust associated with OneNote, threat actors embed malicious code within seemingly innocuous notes and attachments. By doing so, they evade traditional security measures that primarily focused on macro-enabled Office documents. This necessitates a comprehensive approach to threat detection and mitigation.
As the threat landscape evolves, organizations must recognize the significance of OneNote attacks and adapt their security strategies accordingly. By staying informed about emerging attack vectors and leveraging advanced analysis techniques, organizations can strengthen their defenses, safeguard their networks, and protect their valuable digital assets.
Uncover the secrets of a malicious OneNote attack in our insightful analysis spotlight.
Our expert threat researchers have meticulously examined a real-world attack, revealing its behavior and linking it to the infamous loader Emotet. Gain valuable knowledge about sophisticated attack techniques and enhance your understanding of how attackers can exploit OneNote documents for their delivery chain.
Note: Our platform supports in-depth analysis of OneNote files with the 2023.2 release. You can now select OneNote as the file type of the sample you want to analyze.
Analysis walkthrough: step-by-step analysis of an LNK file