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Spearphishing attacks hit the oil and gas industry sector

Hackers launched spear-phishing attacks against organizations in the oil and gas industry sector spreading the Agent Tesla info-stealer malware. Crooks are targeting organizations in the oil and gas industry sector with targeted spearphishing campaigns impersonating shipment companies and engineering contractors. The attacks aim at infecting victims with
Publish At:2020-04-21 10:49 | Read:583 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Agent Tesla cyber

New AgentTesla variant steals WiFi credentials

AgentTesla is a .Net based infostealer that was first seen in 2014 and has been frequently used by cybercriminals. During the months of March and April 2020, it was actively distributed through spam campaigns in different formats such as ZIP, CAB, MSI, IMG files, or Office documents. Newer variants of AgentTesla seen in the wild have the capability to col
Publish At:2020-04-16 13:30 | Read:607 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Malware Agent Tesla malware wifi

Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Coronavirus has changed the face of the world, restricting countless individuals from dining at restaurants, working from cafes, and visiting their loved ones. But for cybercriminals, this global pandemic is expanding their horizons. In the past week, Malwarebytes discovered multiple email scams that prey on the fear, uncertainty, and confusion regarding
Publish At:2020-03-20 13:11 | Read:733 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams 1 470 59828 93 784 50 17 Agent Tesla Boresha Credit Se

AutoIT-compiled Negasteal/Agent Tesla, Ave Maria Delivered via Malspam

By Miguel Carlo Ang and Earle Maui Earnshaw  We recently saw a malicious spam campaign that has AutoIT-compiled payloads – the trojan spy Negasteal or Agent Tesla (detected by Trend Micro as TrojanSpy.Win32.NEGASTEAL.DOCGC), and remote access trojan (RAT) Ave Maria or Warzone (TrojanSpy.Win32.AVEMARIA.T) – in our honeypots.  The upgrading of payloads from a
Publish At:2019-10-25 14:35 | Read:1413 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Spam Agent Tesla AutoIT Ave Maria malspam Negasteal

[SANS ISC] Agent Tesla Trojan Abusing Corporate Email Accounts

I published the following diary on isc.sans.edu: “Agent Tesla Trojan Abusing Corporate Email Accounts“: The trojan ‘Agent Tesla’ is not brand new, discovered in 2018, it is written in VisualBasic and has plenty of interesting features. Just have a look at the MITRE ATT&CK overview of its TTP. I found a sample of Agent Tesla spr
Publish At:2019-09-19 15:55 | Read:963 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware SANS Internet Storm Center Security Agent Tesla SANS

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