iqy files (1)


US federal authorities are assessing cyber criminals are likely using Internet query (IQY) files in their phishing campaign emails targeting US businesses, indicating a new tactic, technique, and procedure (TTP).  IQY files are a specific file format used to import data from external sources such as remote servers into Excel spreadsheets, where it is then executed on the computers. In cybercriminal phishing attempts, a malicious web server URL was put…