FireEye researchers identified a phishing campaign conducted by the cyberespionage group APT34 masquerading as a member of Cambridge University to gain their victim's trust to open malicious documents. 

Researchers noticed the campaign in late June 2019 using LinkedIn professional network invitations to deliver the malicious documents that included the use of three new malware families according to a July 18 blog post.

The campaign utilized malware including a backdoor dubbed “TONEDEAF”, a browser credential theft tool dubbed “VALUEVAULT”, and a keylogger dubbed “LONGWATCH.”

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