Mindmap software as an attack vector

November 19, 2019 in Compromise Detection, Incident Response, Malware Analysis

Looks like mindmap software could be used to deliver bad stuff; interaction is still required, but could be an interesting attack vector especially that it’s a popular type of software in a corp. environment:

Xmind

FreeMind

MindView

MindManager

The latter allows attaching actual binary files as well, but an attempt to launch them will end up with the following dialog box shown:

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