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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

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

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

Zeus Sphinx spam campaign attempt to exploit Coronavirus outbreak

The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, operators are now spreading it exploiting the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak. The Zeus Sphinx malware is back, it was observed in a new wave of attacks attempting to exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak. Experts from IBM X-Force uncovered a hacking campaign employing the Zeus Sphinx malware, as known
Publish At:2020-03-30 13:41 | Read:168 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware covid19 Cybercrime

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

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

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:251 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware covid19 hacking news infor

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

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-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

Coronavirus and geotracking: privacy concerns

The coronavirus outbreak is currently overtaking parts of Europe and North America with full force, with Italy officially having more coronavirus-related deaths than China. During the global coronavirus crisis, multiple high-tech solutions are set in place to help humanity battle the virus. The whole world is coming to a standstill as governments, sometimes
Publish At:2020-03-23 09:10 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News privacy covid19 Geolocation Virus

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