Snake Keylogger Spreads Through Malicious PDFs


While most malicious e-mail campaigns employ Word documents to disguise and spread malware, researchers have uncovered that a recently discovered campaign combines a malicious PDF file and a 22-year-old Office bug to disseminate the Snake Keylogger virus.

According to a blog post published Friday, the campaign, which was identified by HP Wolf Security experts, seeks to mislead victims with an attached PDF file ostensibly containing details on a remittance payment. Instead, it downloads the data-stealing virus and hides it with some devious evasion techniques. Read More…