Affected platforms: Microsoft Windows
Impacted parties: 64-bit Windows Users
Impact: Controls victim’s device and collects sensitive information
Severity level: Critical
More than 500 Microsoft Excel files were involved in a campaign to deliver a fresh Emotet Trojan onto the victim’s device.
A malicious Macro is executed automatically in the background when the Excel file opens.
To protect its code from being analyzed, Emotet uses anti-analysis techniques.