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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

In 2020, we experienced a major shift. Much of the world pitched in to limit the spread of the coronavirus, with people changing their daily routines to include a mixture of working from home, standing in socially-distanced lines, and awaiting local rules about what they could and could not do with members of different households. It was a stressful and c
Publish At:2020-12-30 16:00 | Read:3552 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security world Agent Tesla coronavirus credit card skimmer c

North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets the COVID-19 research

The North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group has recently launched cyberattacks against at least two organizations involved in COVID-19 research. The North Korea-linked APT group Lazarus has recently launched cyberattacks against two entities involved in COVID-19 research. The activity of the Lazarus APT group surged in 2014 and 2015, its members
Publish At:2020-12-25 15:20 | Read:5559 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Malware backdoor coronavirus COVID-19 Hack

COVID-19 themed attacks December 6 – December 19, 2020

This post includes the details of the COVID-19 themed attacks launched from December 6 – December 19, 2020. December 6 – Drug dealers are selling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on the darkweb While the United Kingdom announced the distribution of the COVID19 vaccine to the population drug dealers is selling ‘Pfizer COVID Vaccines.’ December 10 ̵
Publish At:2020-12-20 07:54 | Read:2861 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Cyber warfare Deep Web Hacking cor

Hackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain and sell the vaccine in Darkweb

Threat actors continue to trade critical medical data in the Dark Web while organizations are involved in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cybercrime organizations continue to be very active while pharmaceutical organizations are involved in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine and medicines to cure the infections. Experts from Cyble discover
Publish At:2020-12-18 17:25 | Read:1654 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking coronavirus hacking news information s

Russia-linked APT28 uses COVID-19 lures to deliver Zebrocy malware

Russia-link cyberespionage APT28 leverages COVID-19 as phishing lures to deliver the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. Russia-linked APT28 is leveraging COVID-19 as phishing lures in a new wave of attacks aimed at distributing the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware. The APT28 group (aka Fancy Bear, Pawn Storm, Sofacy Group
Publish At:2020-12-10 10:00 | Read:1773 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Cyber warfare Intelligence Malware APT28 c

COVID-19 themed attacks October 1 – December 5, 2020

This post includes the details of the COVID-19 themed attacks launched from October 1 to December 5, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the COVID-19 outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily basis. Below a list of attacks detected between October 1 to December 5, 2020. October 26 –
Publish At:2020-12-06 12:24 | Read:2499 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus hackin

Drug dealers are selling Pfizer COVID vaccines on the darkweb

While the United Kingdom announced the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine to the population drug dealers is selling ‘Pfizer COVID Vaccines.’ The UK became the first Western country to authorize a Covid-19 vaccine. The UK government announced the distribution of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine that has been granted emergency authorization by British regulato
Publish At:2020-12-06 12:24 | Read:2850 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Deep Web coronavirus COVID-19 dark

Details of 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients exposed online

The personal and health details of more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients, including Government representatives, have been exposed online. Personal and health details of more than 16 million Brazilian COVID-19 patients has been accidentally exposed online due to an error of an employee of a Brazilian hospital. An employee of Albert Einstein
Publish At:2020-11-27 06:37 | Read:2476 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Digital ID coronavirus COVID-19 da

COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer suffers a data breach

Dr. Reddy’s, the Indian contractor for Russia’s “Sputinik V” COVID-19 vaccine was hit with a cyber-attack that forced the company to close its plants. Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories was hit with a cyber attack that forced it to shut down its plants in Brazil, India, Russia, the U.K., and the U.S.. According to The Economi
Publish At:2020-10-26 05:47 | Read:2757 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking coronavirus hacking news information s

How Covid fatigue puts your physical and digital health in jeopardy

After six months of social distancing, sheltering in place, working from home, distance learning, mask-wearing, hand-washing, and plenty of hand-wringing, people are pretty damn tired of COVID-19. And with no magic bullet (yet) and no end in sight, annoyance has turned into exasperation and even desperation. Doctors and mental health professionals call th
Publish At:2020-10-15 14:47 | Read:2231 | Comments:0 | Tags:Awareness alert fatigue caution fatigue coronavirus coronavi

Hackers disguise malware attack as new details on Donald Trump’s COVID-19 illness

The confirmation that US President Donald Trump has been infected by the Coronavirus, and had to spend time this weekend in hospital, has – understandably – made headlines around the world.And there are plenty of people, on both sides of the political divide, who are interested in learning more about his health status.It’s no surprise, ther
Publish At:2020-10-08 08:49 | Read:2086 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles IT Security and Data Protection Coronaviru

Chinese hackers stole info from Spanish centers working on Covid19 vaccine

Chinese hackers have stolen information from Spanish laboratories working on a vaccine for COVID19, El Pais newspaper revealed. The El Pais newspaper reported that Chinese hackers have stolen information from Spanish laboratories working on a vaccine for COVID19. While pharmaceutical companies worldwide are working on the research of a vaccine for the
Publish At:2020-09-18 13:07 | Read:2079 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Intelligence China coronavirus covid19

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:3350 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware coronavirus covid19 EMOTET

Why Australian Data Breach Numbers Are Underreported

Recently, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) published its periodic statistical report on data breaches  – occurring in Australia during the first half of 2020 – received under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme. According to the report, there was a three percent decrease in the number of data breaches reported t
Publish At:2020-08-10 13:45 | Read:3323 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Australia coronavirus COVID-19 Data Breach m

US DoJ charges Chinese hackers for targeting COVID-19 research

US Justice Department accused two Chinese hackers of stealing trade secrets from companies worldwide and targeting firms developing a COVID-19 vaccine. This week, the US Justice Department accused two Chinese hackers of stealing trade secrets from companies worldwide and recently involved in attacks against firms developing a vaccine for the COVID-19.
Publish At:2020-07-21 19:38 | Read:2113 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber warfare Hacking Intelligence Chinese hac

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