Russians behind attack PDFs, security researcher says

[ComputerWorld] An infamous hacker gang is sending malicious PDF docs, stealing financial dataA notorious Russian hacker gang is responsible for ongoing attacks using malicious PDF documents, a researcher said Wednesday.Users can thank the Russian Business Network, a well-known collective of cybercriminals, for the malware-armed PDF attachments that began appearing in in-boxes Tuesday, said Ken Dunham, director of response for iSight Partners. If the rigged PDFs succeed in infecting the target Windows system, the attack code installs a pair of rootkit files that “sniff and steal financial and other valuable data,” said Dunham via e-mail.;1535329574;fp;2;fpid;1

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