A global malicious spam campaign that is targeting users who may be sympathetic to the Black Lives Matter movement that began in the United States and is emerging slowly globally. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the numerous protests in the United States and elsewhere, attackers are leveraging the global news cycle to lure unsuspecting victims to download and open malicious attachments. The campaign uses a variety of subject lines for emails with an attached malicious Microsoft Word document to compel the user into opening the attachment.
It is believed that the primary target of the campaign was USA but now it has started to shift it’s tile towards other countries as well since the Black lives matter campaign has impacted globally and people are protesting for it different countries. This campaign has been seen active in Canada, Cyprus, Thailand etc.