Lazarus Targets Job-Seeking Engineers with Malicious Documents

The notorious Lazarus advanced persistent threat (APT) group has been identified as the cybergang behind a campaign spreading malicious documents to job-seeking engineers. The ploy involves impersonating defense contractors seeking job candidates.

Researchers have been tracking Lazarus activity for months with engineering targets in the United States and Europe, according to a report published online by AT&T Alien Labs.

According to the report’s author, Fernando Martinez, emails sent to prospective engineering candidates by the APT purport to be from known defense contractors Airbus, General Motors (GM) and Rheinmetall.

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Source: ThreatPost