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Submission + - Next in government sponsored malware: Mahdi? (seculert.com)

mseeger writes: "Several months ago, Seculert stumbled upon an interesting, yet simple, spear-phishing attack. Their Research Lab had identified a suspicious email which included a fake word document attachment. Opening the attached file executed a malware dropper, and a "mahdi.txt" file which contained and opened a real word document. The content of the document was an article discussing Israel vs. Iran electronic warfare. Interestingly this was used to distribute what looks a lot like the next goverment sponsored malware."

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