A week in security (February 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:40:45 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including Malwarebytes’ release of the 2020 State of Malware Report, online dating woes, Emotet infection vectors, ransomware attacks, and more.

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Coronavirus Highlights Need for Healthcare Facilities to Have Power Protection Systems

Credit to Author: Hans Luppens| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 14:51:00 +0000

As fresh reports pour in each day about the spread of the Chinese coronavirus, it should serve as a reminder to hospitals and other healthcare facilities just how important they… Read more »

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U.S. Charges 4 Chinese Military Officers in 2017 Equifax Hack

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 03:25:52 +0000

The U.S. Justice Department today unsealed indictments against four Chinese officers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) accused of perpetrating the 2017 hack against consumer credit bureau Equifax that led to the theft of personal data on nearly 150 million Americans. DOJ officials said the four men were responsible for carrying out the largest theft of sensitive personal information by state-sponsored hackers ever recorded. 

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Battling online coronavirus scams with facts

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 16:56:49 +0000

New online scams have preyed on the public’s fear about coronavirus outbreak. Don’t be fooled. Here is what we know about coronavirus and its related scams.

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Hackers are riding on the global panic pertaining to the deadly Coronavirus

Credit to Author: Viraj Talikotkar| Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:23:42 +0000

Very recently, the Coronavirus that apparently originated from the Wuhan province in China has created pandemonium across the world creating an atmosphere of a health crisis for the global populace. As the news of the deadly Coronavirus creates waves of panic across the globe, cyberattackers are lurking into this phenomenon…

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