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ROPEMAKER Attack Turns Benign Emails Hostile Post-Delivery
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Andrewstrauss
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Andrewstrauss,
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8/25/2017 | 5:44:24 AM
Re: Frightening indeed
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LisaB845
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LisaB845,
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8/24/2017 | 4:48:49 AM
Re: cah
Didn't even know about the ROPEMAKER Attack, thanks for the heads up.
andreiguru
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andreiguru,
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8/23/2017 | 9:59:32 AM
Re: Frightening indeed
Nothing new here though. This attack vector has been known since email clients introduced the option to block remote content.
REISEN1955
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REISEN1955,
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8/23/2017 | 8:28:52 AM
Frightening indeed
As a malware forensics engineer, my department commonly hits on old exploits - couponprinter, ask toolbar, dridex and a host of other pieces of junk.  Then users open email attachments as delivered and get wrecked by this or that.  Now THIS potential infection point is then horror indeed


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