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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:217 | 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:245 | 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:166 | 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:224 | 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:206 | 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:142 | 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:213 | 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:95 | 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:285 | 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:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Trackin

Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Scammers and malware authors are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis in full swing. We have seen a number of spam campaigns using COVID-19 as a lure to trick people into installing a variety of malware, but especially data stealers. As more of us work from home, the need to secure your computer, especially if you are connecting to your company̵
Publish At:2020-03-23 17:03 | Read:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Social engineering Threat analysis antivirus botnet coronavi

Operation Pangea: Europol dismantles criminal gangs selling coronavirus medicine, surgical masks

Operation Pangea is the name of a joint international operation lead by the Interpol that seized €13 million in counterfeit drugs for care.  The Coronavirus outbreak is sustaining an unprecedented demand in hygiene products, surgical masks, and drugs that could care the COVID infection. The Europol announced the result of an international operation,
Publish At:2020-03-23 13:30 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime counterfeit drugs Europol Hacking

An APT exploits coronavirus to spread malware

The world is currently living through an exceptional situation due to the current Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic. To try to stop the spread of the virus, a large number of companies all over the world have started a new regime of telework. This circumstance has significantly increased the attack surface, representing a great challenge for companies when it co
Publish At:2020-03-23 13:02 | Read:195 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware News apt b2b Virus exploit

Virginia Forms Coronavirus Fraud Taskforce

Law enforcement agencies in Virginia have created a new task force to deal specifically with the rising deluge of scams based around the COVID-19 outbreak.The Virginia Coronavirus Task Force is a joint federal and state initiative led by assistant United States attorneys from both the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, in partnership with e
Publish At:2020-03-23 12:24 | Read:161 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

Coronavirus-themed campaign delivers a new variant of Netwalker Ransomware

MalwareHunterTeam experts have identified a new Coronavirus phishing campaign that aims at delivering the Netwalker Ransomware. The number of coronavirus-themed cyberattacks continues to increase, MalwareHunterTeam researchers uncovered a new campaign that is delivering the Netwalker Ransomware, aka Mailto. The researchers have analyzed an attachment
Publish At:2020-03-23 10:58 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 Hackin

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