Clever Cybercriminals Spoof Scanners by the Millions [telecom]

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Threat Spotlight: Clever Cybercriminals Spoof Scanners by the Millions

In this Threat Spotlight, we take a look at how criminals are using
common spoofing techniques to launch attacks containing malicious
attachments that appear to be coming from your network printer. The
attackers have chosen PDF generating devices because PDF files can be
weaponized to deliver active contents which can be harmful to users.
Receiving a PDF attachment in an email sent by a printer is so
commonplace that many users assume the document is completely safe.
From a social engineering perspective, this is exactly the response
that the cybercriminals want.

https://blog.barracuda.com/2017/12/21/threat-spotlight-clever-cybercriminals-spoof-scanners-by-the-millions/

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