AeroBlade on the hunt targeting the U.S. Aerospace industry

BlackBerry has uncovered a previously unknown threat actor targeting an aerospace organization in the United States, with the apparent goal of conducting commercial and competitive cyber espionage.

The BlackBerry Threat Research and Intelligence team is tracking this threat actor as AeroBlade. The actor used spear-phishing as a delivery mechanism: A weaponized document, sent as an email attachment, contains an embedded remote template injection technique and a malicious VBA macro code, to deliver the next stage to the final payload execution. Evidence suggests that the attacker’s network infrastructure and weaponization became operational around September 2022.

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Source: BlackBerry