Emotet returns just in time for Christmas

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 19:02:02 +0000

Guess who’s back right for the holidays? Emotet of course.

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Beware: not so festive social media scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 22 Dec 2020 14:04:00 +0000

Social networks are rife with scams leading up to Christmas. We shine a light on some of the worst offenders.

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Smart toy security: How to keep your kids safe this Christmas

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 13:14:43 +0000

IoT toys will be big sellers this festive season. We give a few ideas for improving smart toy security.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:11:07 +0000

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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Demystifying two common misconceptions with e-commerce security

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 15:59:36 +0000

HTTPS and iframe containers augment security, but are not a panacea for online shoppers and merchants.

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QBot Trojan delivered via malspam campaign exploiting US election uncertainties

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 04 Nov 2020 20:10:22 +0000

Criminals won’t pass a unique opportunity to leverage current events to deliver malware.

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Vastaamo psychotherapy data breach sees the most vulnerable victims extorted

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:31:28 +0000

A Finnish psychotherapy practice suffered a data breach (or two). Now its patients are receiving extortion messages.

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Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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