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Malicious Macro Bypasses UAC to Elevate Privilege for Fareit Malware

To survive, Macro downloaders have to constantly develop new techniques for evading sandbox environments and anti-virus applications. Recently, Fortinet spotted a malicious document macro designed to bypass Microsoft Windows’ UAC security and execute Fareit, an information stealing malware, with high system privilege. SPAM This malicious document is distributed by a SPAM email.  As part of its social engineering strategy, it is presented in the context of someone being interested in a product. Fig.1 SPAM with the malicious...

By Joie Salvio and Rommel JovenDecember 16, 2016