Kaspersky Lab: New cyber-spy attacking SMBs under guise of Microsoft Word

May 28, 2015

Threat shows SMBs are as vulnerable as large companies, Kaspersky says

Kaspersky Lab reported today that Grabit, a new cyber-spying campaign, has stolen approximately 10,000 files from SMBs in primarily the U.S., India and Thailand by pretending to be a Microsoft Word document.

According to Kaspersky, Grabit is targeting the agriculture, chemicals, construction, education, media and nanotechnology sectors amongst others.

Ido Noar, senior security researcher of the Global Research and Analysis Team at Kaspersky Lab, said that Grabit proves that cybercriminals are not just after large organizations.

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