New “ThreadKit” Office Exploit Builder Emerges

By Ionut Arghire

A newly discovered Microsoft Office document exploit builder kit has been used for the distribution of a variety of malicious payloads, including banking Trojans and backdoors, Proofpoint reports.

The exploit builder kit was initially discovered in October 2017, but Proofpoint’s researchers have linked it to activity dating back to June 2017. The builder kit shows similarities to Microsoft Word Intruder (MWI), but is a new tool called ThreadKit.

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Via:: Security Week