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Emotet campaign hits Lithuania’s National Public Health Center and several state institutions

An Emotet campaign hit Lithuania, the malware has infected systems at the National Center for Public Health (NVSC) and several municipalities. A large-scale Emotet campaign hit Lithuania, the malware has infected the networks of Lithuania’s National Center for Public Health (NVSC) and several municipalities. “The National Cyber ​​Security
Publish At:2020-12-31 07:50 | Read:275 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware EMOTET Hacking hacking new

S3 Ep10: Hacking iPhones, sunken Enigmas and double scams

byPaul DucklinIn this episode, we dig into research that figured out a way to steal data from iPhones wirelessly; we tell the fascinating story of how environmentalist divers in Germany came across an old Enigma cipher machine at the bottom of the Baltic sea; and we give you advice on how to talk to phone scammers.With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul D
Publish At:2020-12-10 10:43 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Podcast Privacy Spam Cryptography enigma Exploit h

November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

Today we’re rounding up some of the interesting pieces of spam currently in circulation, taking in everything from housing deals to mysteriously free slices of cash. You may have seen some of these already. Hopefully we can help make up your mind about whatever’s lurking in your mailbox. A full house of spam Whether by accident or design, y
Publish At:2020-11-30 10:36 | Read:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Social engineering email mail phish phishing roun

QBot Trojan delivered via malspam campaign exploiting US election uncertainties

This blog post was authored by Jérôme Segura and Hossein Jazi. The 2020 US elections have been the subject of intense scrutiny and emotions, while happening in the middle of a global pandemic. As election night ended and uncertainty regarding the results began to creep in, threat actors decided to jump in on it too. Those tracking the threat landscape
Publish At:2020-11-04 18:23 | Read:382 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Social engineering elections malspam Pinkslipbot

Emotet operators are running Halloween-themed campaigns

Crooks behind Emotet malware attempt to take advantage of the Halloween festivity, a new campaign could invite you to a Halloween party. Threat actors are attempting to take advantage of the Halloween festivities, a recent Emotet malware campaign spotted by BleepingComputer employed spam emails that invite recipients to a Halloween party. The Emotet ba
Publish At:2020-10-31 14:29 | Read:694 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news Hallo

Phone scamming – friends don’t let friends get vished!

byPaul DucklinAs regular readers will know, we write up real-world scams fairly frequently on Naked Security.Despite ever more aggressive spam filtering, including blocking some senders outright without even seeing what they’ve got to say, many of us receive a daily crop of outright dishonest and manipulative messages anyway.This sort of spam, better
Publish At:2020-10-26 22:06 | Read:341 | Comments:0 | Tags:Data loss Phishing Spam Cybersecurity Awareness Month fraud

New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

After a short pause, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts on October 14th, crooks began using a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment. After a short interruption, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts in October. Threat actors began using new Windows Update attachments in a spam campaign aimed at users worldwid
Publish At:2020-10-19 06:05 | Read:551 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet hacking new

30 Ransomware Prevention Tips

Dealing with the aftermath of ransomware attacks is like Russian roulette. Submitting the ransom might seem like it’s the sole option for recovering locked data. But paying the ransom doesn’t mean that your organization will get its affected data back.Let’s not forget that ransomware also continues to evolve as a threat category. Beginning in late November 2
Publish At:2020-10-05 06:43 | Read:375 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Backup firewall password Ph

How to check if an email or a domain was used in Emotet attacks?

Cyber security firm launches a new service that allows users to check if an email domain or address was part of an Emotet spam campaign. Experts worldwide warn about a surge in the Emotet activity, recently Microsoft along Italy and the Netherlands CERT/CSIRT agencies reported a significant increase of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and publi
Publish At:2020-10-01 17:17 | Read:620 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news Have

France, Japan, and New Zealand warn of a surgein Emotet attacks

Cybersecurity agencies from multiple countries are warning of the surge of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities. Cybersecurity agencies across Asia and Europe are warning of Emotet spam campaigns targeting businesses in France, Japan, and New Zealand. The French national cyber-security agency published an alert
Publish At:2020-09-09 05:42 | Read:638 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware EMOTET Hacking hacking new

France national cyber-security agency warns of a surge in Emotet attacks

The French national cyber-security agency warns of a surge in Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities. The French national cyber-security agency published an alert to warn of a significant increase of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities in France. The Emotet banking troja
Publish At:2020-09-08 14:45 | Read:512 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime EMOTET

Qbot uses a new email collector module in the latest campaign

QBot Trojan operators are using new tactics in their campaign to hijack legitimate email conversations to steal sensitive data from the victims. Researchers from Check Point are warning of a new trend observed in QBot Trojan campaign targeting Microsoft Outlook users, QBot Trojan operators are using new tactics to hijack legitimate email conversations
Publish At:2020-08-31 14:37 | Read:452 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

Emotet malware employed in fresh COVID19-themed spam campaign

The Emotet malware has begun to spam COVID19-themed emails to U.S. businesses after not being active for most of the USA pandemic. The infamous Emotet malware is back, operators have begun to spam COVID-19 themed emails to the U.S. businesses. Early this year, the Emotet malware was employed in spam COVID19-themed campaigns that targeted thos
Publish At:2020-08-15 16:39 | Read:876 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 EMOTET

Malspam campaign caught using GuLoader after service relaunch

They say any publicity is good publicity. But perhaps this isn’t true for CloudEye, an Italian firm that claims to provide “the next generation of Windows executables’ protection”. First described by Proofpoint security researchers in March 2020, GuLoader is a downloader used by threat actors to distribute malware on a large scale.
Publish At:2020-07-30 16:35 | Read:671 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat analysis GuLoader malspam malware spam steale

Emotet botnet surges back after months of absence

After months of inactivity, the infamous Emotet trojan has surged back with a new massive spam campaign targeting users worldwide. The notorious Emotet went into the dark since February 2020, but now has surged back with a new massive spam campaign targeting users worldwide. The Emotet banking trojan has been active at least since 2014, the botnet is o
Publish At:2020-07-18 14:25 | Read:926 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet EMOTET Hacking malw

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