Jorge Arias

Jorge works at McAfee as Anti-Malware Security Researcher. He is a malware research specialist adding detection and repair for malicious threats to protect our customers. Arias has more than 6 years of experience analyzing malware and was technical lead on his previous role as Field Engineer before joining Threat Intelligence & Escalations Team.
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Macro Malware Associated With Dridex Finds New Ways to Hide

Macro malware is on the upswing and cybercriminals are always searching for new ways to deceive users and evade detection. McAfee Labs recently discovered a W97M/Downloader variant that uses a new technique to obfuscate its malicious intentions. Almost one year ago, we discovered Microsoft Office XML documents containing compressed MSO ActiveMime objects. ...

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‘Banking’ Malware Dridex Arrives via Phishing Email

Microsoft Office scripting malware has become more and more common and aggressive lately as malware authors constantly develop new techniques to evade detection and deceive users. This kind of malware, as mentioned in previous posts, usually arrives as an attached document within a phishing email. After the “document” is opened, ...

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