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New Emotet campaign uses a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment

After a short pause, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts on October 14th, crooks began using a new ‘Windows Update’ attachment. After a short interruption, a new Emotet malware campaign was spotted by the experts in October. Threat actors began using new Windows Update attachments in a spam campaign aimed at users worldwid
Publish At:2020-10-19 06:05 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware botnet hacking new

30 Ransomware Prevention Tips

Dealing with the aftermath of ransomware attacks is like Russian roulette. Submitting the ransom might seem like it’s the sole option for recovering locked data. But paying the ransom doesn’t mean that your organization will get its affected data back.Let’s not forget that ransomware also continues to evolve as a threat category. Beginning in late November 2
Publish At:2020-10-05 06:43 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyber Security Featured Articles Backup firewall password Ph

How to check if an email or a domain was used in Emotet attacks?

Cyber security firm launches a new service that allows users to check if an email domain or address was part of an Emotet spam campaign. Experts worldwide warn about a surge in the Emotet activity, recently Microsoft along Italy and the Netherlands CERT/CSIRT agencies reported a significant increase of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and publi
Publish At:2020-10-01 17:17 | Read:224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware hacking news Have

France, Japan, and New Zealand warn of a surgein Emotet attacks

Cybersecurity agencies from multiple countries are warning of the surge of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities. Cybersecurity agencies across Asia and Europe are warning of Emotet spam campaigns targeting businesses in France, Japan, and New Zealand. The French national cyber-security agency published an alert
Publish At:2020-09-09 05:42 | Read:232 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware EMOTET Hacking hacking new

France national cyber-security agency warns of a surge in Emotet attacks

The French national cyber-security agency warns of a surge in Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities. The French national cyber-security agency published an alert to warn of a significant increase of Emotet attacks targeting the private sector and public administration entities in France. The Emotet banking troja
Publish At:2020-09-08 14:45 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware Cybercrime EMOTET

Qbot uses a new email collector module in the latest campaign

QBot Trojan operators are using new tactics in their campaign to hijack legitimate email conversations to steal sensitive data from the victims. Researchers from Check Point are warning of a new trend observed in QBot Trojan campaign targeting Microsoft Outlook users, QBot Trojan operators are using new tactics to hijack legitimate email conversations
Publish At:2020-08-31 14:37 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware Hacking hacking news infor

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

Malspam campaign caught using GuLoader after service relaunch

They say any publicity is good publicity. But perhaps this isn’t true for CloudEye, an Italian firm that claims to provide “the next generation of Windows executables’ protection”. First described by Proofpoint security researchers in March 2020, GuLoader is a downloader used by threat actors to distribute malware on a large scale.
Publish At:2020-07-30 16:35 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat analysis GuLoader malspam malware spam steale

Emotet botnet surges back after months of absence

After months of inactivity, the infamous Emotet trojan has surged back with a new massive spam campaign targeting users worldwide. The notorious Emotet went into the dark since February 2020, but now has surged back with a new massive spam campaign targeting users worldwide. The Emotet banking trojan has been active at least since 2014, the botnet is o
Publish At:2020-07-18 14:25 | Read:580 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware botnet EMOTET Hacking malw

It’s baaaack: Public cyber enemy Emotet has returned

It was never a question of “if” but “when”. After five months of absence, the dreaded Emotet has returned. Following several false alarms over the last few weeks, a spam campaign was first spotted on July 13 showing signs of a likely comeback. The Emotet botnets started pushing malspam actively on Friday, July 17, using the same te
Publish At:2020-07-17 17:37 | Read:508 | Comments:0 | Tags:Trojans emotet spam

Twitter limits tweeting as prominent accounts spam out cryptocoin scams

byPaul DucklinSocial media often gets crazy, but not often as crazy as this.Many prominent, verified Twitter accounts have been tweeting out cryptocoin scams, with fake tweets reported from an eclectic range of high-profile people and companies, apparently including Joe Biden, Elon Musk, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Apple and many others.The scam tweets reporte
Publish At:2020-07-15 21:27 | Read:420 | Comments:0 | Tags:Spam Twitter cryptocoins Musk Scam

COVID-19 Cybercrime Capitalizing on Brazil’s Government Assistance Program

IBM X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) has been tracking cybercrime capitalizing on the coronavirus pandemic since January, and has observed the geographical areas of this activity shift over time. In February, cybercriminals were focusing on Asia, and we observed threat actors targeting potential victims in Japan with coronavirus-rel
Publish At:2020-07-07 11:48 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Threats Threat Intelligence Threat Research X-Force

Odd Protest-Themed Spam Messages Targeted Atlanta Police Foundation

Security researchers came across a series of odd protest-themed spam email messages that appeared to target the Atlanta Police Foundation.SANS’ Internet Storm Center observed that the spam messages first appeared to be instances of an extortion scam campaign.With “Crime Research Center” as the sender, the emails claimed in their messages th
Publish At:2020-06-17 11:45 | Read:390 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News Atlanta

When the coronavirus infodemic strikes

Social media sites are stepping up their efforts in the war against misinformation… specifically, the coronavirus/COVID-19 infodemic. There’s a seemingly endless stream of potentially dangerous misinformation flying around online related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that could have fatal results.It’s boomtown in fake-news land riding high on the wave
Publish At:2020-05-24 07:20 | Read:445 | Comments:0 | Tags:Scams archive conspiracy theories conspiracy theory coronavi

What the Data Is Telling Us About the Current Rise in Security Threats During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The current pandemic has shown us what humanity stands for: kindness, care, sharing, giving and all the great values that we have as a global community, especially in hard times. In these times of need, there are multiple initiatives that are being driven by individuals and organizations alike asking for help — both in kind and cash. And, as one would expect
Publish At:2020-05-24 06:18 | Read:464 | Comments:0 | Tags:Network Threat Research Cyberattacks Cybercriminals Identity

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