Top Cloud Storage Platforms Hijacked to Host Malware: Make Sure Google Drive or Dropbox Link is Safe

A new hacking campaign has been discovered where the attackers abuse legitimate cloud storage services to host malicious payloads.

In a research reportSecuronix said the campaign starts with a phishing email containing a .ZIP archive. When the archive is unzipped, it produces an executable file that looks like an Excel file. The file uses a hidden Unicode character (RLO) from left to right, reversing the order of the following characters.