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A new variant of the infamous Agent Tesla spyware was spotted by experts at Fortinet, the malware has been spreading via weaponize Microsoft Word documents.
Agent Tesla is a spyware that is used to spy on the victims by collecting keystrokes, system clipboard, screenshots, and credentials from the infected system. To do this, the spyware creates different threads and timer functions in the main function.

The experts first discovered the malware in June, when they observed threat actors spreading it via a Microsoft Word document containing an auto-executable malicious VBA Macro.

Once the users have enables the macro, the spyware will be installed on the victim’s machine
The mail used in the last campaign contains text that appears not clear and it asks users to double click to enable the clear view.
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