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Coronavirus-themed attacks March 29 – April 04, 2020

In this post, I decided to share the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from March 29 to April 04, 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 30, 2020 – Your colleagu
Publish At:2020-04-05 06:40 | Read:86 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Security coronavir

New Coronavirus-themed campaign spread Lokibot worldwide

Researchers spotted a new Coronavirus-themed attack, the messages pretend to be sent from the World Health Organization to deliver Lokibot infostealer. Security experts at FortiGuard Labs discovered a new Coronavirus-themed campaign using alleged messages from the World Health Organization (WHO) to deliver the LokiBot trojan. The campaign was uncovered
Publish At:2020-04-04 19:08 | Read:159 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

Zoom promises to improve its security and privacy as usage (and concern) soars

What’s happened?Well, Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) happened.Okay, smart alec. I know about that. What else is going on?Well, because so many people are (wisely) staying at home, they’re using videoconferencing and chat technology like Zoom to keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues.In fact, Zoom says that daily usage has soared from appr
Publish At:2020-04-02 13:24 | Read:149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Coronaviru

New COVID19 wiper overwrites MBR making computers unusable

A recently discovered strain of malware exploits the current COVID19 pandemic to render computers unusable by overwriting the MBR. SonicWall’s security researchers have discovered a new piece of malware that exploits the current COVID19 outbreak to render computers unusable by overwriting the master boot record (MBR). Unfortunately, this is one of the
Publish At:2020-04-02 11:00 | Read:145 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 hackin

Crooks use tainted Zoom apps to target users at home due to Coronavirus outbreak

Crooks target Android users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak with a Trojanized version of the popular video messaging app Zoom. Security experts from Bitdefender have spotted tainted versions of the Android Zoom video-conferencing application that is targeting users working from home due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Researchers detecte
Publish At:2020-04-02 09:58 | Read:110 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Mobile Android coronavirus

FBI warns of nation-state actors using the Kwampirs malware

For the third time in a few weeks, the FBI has issued an alert about supply chain attacks carried out by nation-state actors using the Kwampirs malware. The FBI has issued an alert about supply chain attacks using the Kwampirs malware as part of a hacking campaign carried out on a global scale by state-sponsored hackers. The FBI has issued an alert o
Publish At:2020-03-31 08:39 | Read:231 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware coronavirus covid19 hackin

Crooks leverage Zoom’s popularity in Coronavirus outbreak to serve malware

Online communication platforms such as Zoom are essential instruments at the time of Coronavirus outbreak, and crooks are attempting to exploit their popularity. The Coronavirus outbreak is changing our habits and crooks are attempting to take advantage of the popularity of online communication platforms such as Zoom that are used by businesses, school cl
Publish At:2020-03-30 16:50 | Read:175 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

How to stay on top of coronavirus scams – and all the others too

byPaul DucklinIt’s not like cybercriminals to take advantage of a world event… and this is a rather large world event.Since COVID-19 hit the headlines, we’ve covered a selection of coronavirus-related scams, phishing attacks and malware campaigns in which crooks have adapted existing sextortion emails, mobile malware and password stealing t
Publish At:2020-03-30 14:17 | Read:203 | Comments:0 | Tags:Fake news Malware Phishing SophosLabs coronavirus COVID-19 m

Your colleague was infected with Coronavirus, this is the latest phishing lure

Security experts uncovered a new Coronavirus-themed phishing campaign, the messages inform recipients that they have been exposed to the virus. Experts continue to spot Coronavirus-themed attack, a new phishing campaign uses messages that pretend to be from a local hospital informing the victims they have been exposed to the virus and that they need urgen
Publish At:2020-03-30 06:06 | Read:262 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking coronavirus covid19 hackin

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:196 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus covid1

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:274 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business News b2b coronavirus cyberattack hospital Virus

Ryuk Ransomware operators continue to target hospitals during COVID19 outbreak

Operators behind the Ryuk Ransomware continue to target hospitals even as these organizations are involved in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. The threat actors behind the infamous Ryuk Ransomware continue to target hospitals, even as they are involved in containing the Coronavirus outbreak. The decision of the operators is not aligned with
Publish At:2020-03-27 06:01 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 Cyberc

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:259 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams bitcoin british celebrities scam coronavirus coronavir

Watch out! Scummy scammers target home deliveries

byPaul DucklinThanks to the team at SophosLabs for sending us the SMS used in this scam.If you’re sitting at home right now, sheltering from the coronavirus pandemic – and there’s a good chance you are – then you are probably either thinking about a home delivery, or waiting for one.In the UK, for example, even people who have no symp
Publish At:2020-03-26 11:38 | Read:229 | Comments:0 | Tags:Phishing coronavirus home delivery phish Scam

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

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