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Exploit – CVE-2021-40444 – MSHTML RCE Vulnerbility via malicious Microsoft Office documents

This week Microsoft reported that they are seeing this vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild.  The attacker crafts a Microsoft Office document which contains a malicious ActiveX control, that once installed, grants the attacker the same rights as the user who opened the document.  This can allow the attacker to run code, install and… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: HHS COLLEGE RELIEF FUND ( RE: Finance Department )

New phish reported, with a pdf attachment that links to a phishing site.  From: Dr. Peter Ausburn <p4ausburn@outlook.com> Date: Mon, Feb 22, 2021 at 2:16 PM Subject: HHS COLLEGE RELIEF FUND ( RE: Finance Department ) To: XXX@tcnj.edu <XXX@tcnj.edu> Hello good day, Please find attached the summary of the previous meeting between the College Finanace… Continue Reading

Phish – Subject: HHS RELIEF FUND FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS

Phish reported with encrypted pdf that links to a malicious site. From: Dr. Peter Ausburn <p4ausburn@outlook.com> Date: Tue, Jan 12, 2021 at 6:51 PM Subject: HHS RELIEF FUND FOR STAFF AND STUDENTS To: XXX@tcnj.edu <XXX@tcnj.edu> Hello good day, my name is Dr. Peter from the HHS (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services). Find attached… Continue Reading

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