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Zeus Sphinx Trojan Awakens Amidst Coronavirus Spam Frenzy

The recent months have created a new reality in the world as the novel Coronavirus pandemic spread from country to country raising concerns among people everywhere. With spammers and malware distributors already being accustomed to riding trending news, the COVID-19 theme has been exploited thoroughly by a large variety of spam and malspam campaigns. It appe
Publish At:2020-03-30 02:05 | Read:60 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat Intelligence Banking Malware Banking Trojan C

Coronavirus-themed attacks March 22 – March 28, 2020

In this post, I decided to share the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from March 22 to March 28, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the COVID19 outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases. Below a list of attacks detected this week. March 23 – COVID19-themed cam
Publish At:2020-03-29 11:07 | Read:113 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

Europol: Criminals Exploit Virus Crisis as Fresh Opportunity

Criminals are preying on a fearful public and disrupting the provision of medical care during the coronavirus pandemic by selling counterfeit products, impersonating health workers and hacking computers as many citizens do their jobs online at home, European law enforcement agency Europol said Friday.In one instance, a cyberattack on a major hospital in the
Publish At:2020-03-28 13:10 | Read:109 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Cybercrime Virus exploit

A cyberattack paralyzes coronavirus testing center

Right now, many countries are in a state of alarm, and people and organizations around the world are coming together to face the current coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Companies are also making efforts to streamline the adoption of new methodologies such as telecommuting in order to protect their employees’ health. However, it also also the case that t
Publish At:2020-03-27 11:51 | Read:163 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News b2b coronavirus cyberattack hospital Virus

Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

In the last week, we’ve seen multiple coronavirus scams pushed by bad actors, including RAT attacks via fake health advisories, bogus e-books working in tandem with Trojans, and lots of other phishing shenanigans. Now we have another one to add to the ever-growing list: dubious coronavirus Bitcoin missives landing in your inbox. Reworking a classic spam tact
Publish At:2020-03-26 17:08 | Read:191 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams bitcoin british celebrities scam coronavirus coronavir

Hackers hijack D-Link and Linksys routers to point users to coronavirus-themed sites serving malware

The number of Coronavirus-themed attacks continues to increase, crooks hijack D-Link and Linksys routers to redirect users to sites spreading COVID19-themed malware. Crooks continue to launch Coronavirus-themed attacks, experts observed hackers hijacking D-Link and Linksys routers to redirect users to COVID19-themed sites spreading malware. Hackers co
Publish At:2020-03-26 11:02 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

WordPress WP-VCD malware delivered via pirated Coronavirus plugins

Crooks behind the WordPress WP-VCD malware are distributing pirated versions of the Coronavirus plugins that inject a backdoor into websites. behind the WordPress WP-VCD malware are distributing pirated versions of the Coronavirus plugins that inject a backdoor into websites The malware was first spotted in July 2017 by the Italian security expert Man
Publish At:2020-03-26 07:15 | Read:136 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware covid19 hacking news infor

Cybercriminals are preying on coronavirus fears

Whenever there are global news headlines that generate a lot of public interest, especially stories that may cause panic, you can bet that cybercriminals will try to leverage the situation to their advantage. Such is the case with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Coronavirus scams aboundLast week, the SANS Internet Storm Center reported that fraudulent e-
Publish At:2020-03-25 21:47 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy malware online scams scam Virus

Fake Coronavirus Finder spread Ginp Mobile Banker

Security experts have spotted a new COVID-themed campaign aimed at distributing the Ginp Mobile Banker with “Coronavirus Finder” lure. With the COVID19 outbreak, the number of Coronavirus-themed attacks is rapidly increasing. Kaspersky Lab experts have uncovered a malicious campaign that is spreading the Android banking trojan Ginp masquerade
Publish At:2020-03-25 12:17 | Read:132 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile banking trojan coro

Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak on Early Stage Venture Investment in Cybersecurity

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak will likely have an impact on early-stage venture investment in cybersecurity, but investors and industry professionals are optimistic.Last week, Washington, D.C.-based cybersecurity venture capital firm and incubator DataTribe released a brief report on early-stage venture investment in the past decade. Using data from Pitc
Publish At:2020-03-25 09:30 | Read:124 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Management & Strategy Virus

Android Malware Takes Payment for ‘Coronavirus Finder’ Map

Security researchers are warning of a new Android banking Trojan that tricks users into handing over their card details in return for information on who’s infected with Covid-19 in their local area.The Ginp Trojan is not entirely new; Kaspersky has observed campaigns before using the malware to trick users mainly in Spain into handing over their financ
Publish At:2020-03-25 06:55 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

Malicious "Corona Anti-Virus" Software Discovered

Researchers at Malwarebytes have unearthed a website advertising fake anti-virus software it claims can protect people from contracting the real human virus COVID-19.In what comes across as a bizarrely comic case of miscommunication, the site (antivirus-covid19[.]site) offers users the chance to "Download our AI Corona Antivirus for the best p
Publish At:2020-03-24 14:57 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

Coronavirus Cybersecurity: Scams To Watch Out For

The Coronavirus pandemic has shocked the world in recent months, with many countries being forced to go into lockdown or encourage its nationals to self-isolate as much as possible. Many are trying to work out how to juggle working from home, caring for their children, managing their finances and looking after their health! But sadly, there’s one more thing
Publish At:2020-03-24 11:52 | Read:53 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

New York Attorney General asks domain registrars to crack down on coronavirus scam sites

New York Attorney General asks domain registrars, including GoDaddy, and Namecheap, to crack down on coronavirus scam sites. The Coronavirus-themed attacks continue to increase, experts warn of thousands of COVID-19 scam and malware sites are being created every day. The New York Attorney General asks GoDaddy, Namecheap, Register.com, and Endurance In
Publish At:2020-03-24 08:26 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Laws and regulations coronavirus c

Coronavirus Confinement Challenges Intelligence Services

The home confinement of hundreds of millions of people worldwide to halt coronavirus contagion has presented intelligence services with a challenge: monitoring an explosion in internet traffic, above board and not, even as their own capacity is reduced.The global health crisis has exposed the internet as both a tool and a potential target for malefactors, ex
Publish At:2020-03-23 17:15 | Read:150 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Trackin


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