This is an advisory on a reported phishing attempt involving a pdf document, which redirects user to a malicious site when opened.
A team member reported a phishing attempt involving a PDF attachment which, when clicked, redirects the user to the URL lopiefuhf[.]ml/wp-admin/docpage/gieeedoc/melstod.php. This URL leads to a malicious site. The PDF was labelled as “Offer for Purchase.PDF”.
Last night, one of our team members observed a phishing attempt. They reported having received a PDF attachment from paulo[@]novahometeam[.]com. Clicking on the PDF redirected them to the URL lopiefuhf[.]ml/wp-admin/docpage/gieeedoc/melstod.php which is a malicious site capable of transferring malware to your system.
The attachment is named “Offer for Purchase.PDF”. The IP analysis of the source of this phishing attempt produced the IP: 80.211.69[.]217.
The phishing attempt was made from Europe, with a country code of Italy.
It is recommended to avoid clicking all such PDFs received from unusual sources. Moreover, members are advised to block the following threat indicators.
If you think you are a victim of a cyber-security attack. Immediately send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for a rapid response.