Hackers for hire attack architecture firm via 3ds Max exploit


An advanced hackers-for-hire group has compromised computers of an architecture firm involved in luxury real-estate projects worth billions of US dollars.

The group carries out espionage operations, the attack vector being a malicious plugin for the Autodesk 3ds Max software for creating professional 3D computer graphics.

According to an investigation from Bitdefender, the unnamed victim is an important company working with luxury real-estate developers in the U.S., the U.K., Australia, and Oman that contract services of top architects and interior designers.

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Source: Bleeping Computer