Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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Live Coronavirus Map Used to Spread Malware

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 15:53:26 +0000

Cybercriminals constantly latch on to news items that captivate the public’s attention, but usually they do so by sensationalizing the topic or spreading misinformation about it. Recently, however, cybercrooks have started disseminating real-time, accurate information about global infection rates tied to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic in a bid to infect computers with malicious software. 

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Emotet’s Central Position in the Malware Ecosystem

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 14:01:28 +0000

As the world rolls into another Cyber Monday, and online shoppers continue their hunt for the best deals, SophosLabs wants to remind you that there&#8217;s a metaphorical malware elephant in the room that would like nothing more than to steal financial information, and the use of your computer, for nefarious ends. The Emotet Ecosystem infographic, [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ItFCW7TqIXw” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Exploit kits: fall 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 16:10:54 +0000

With a fresh exploit kit in town, the drive-by download landscape shows new signs of life in fall 2018.

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