The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:00:55 +0000

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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A week in security (December 21- December 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2020 17:04:21 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 21 – 27, including SolarWinds, international cybersecurity, Emotet, and free online games.

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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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A week in security (October 26 – November 1)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 17:46:12 +0000

In this week in security (October 26 – November 1), we look at Google’s Chrome zero-day patch, Cybersecurity Awareness Month, ransomware cash and far more.

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New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:29:47 +0000

Emotet got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake request asking users to update Microsoft Word to take advantage of new features.

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Emotet Trojan is back as the world unlocks

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2020 05:46:53 +0000

A threat actor named Emotet Trojan has been in the wild for more than 5 years, and now it is back after a 5 months break. It has spread globally, infecting new as well as old targets. It is re-launched with multiple Malspam Campaigns to distribute in all sectors. We…

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Emotet’s return is the canary in the coal mine

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2020 15:39:14 +0000

In the past week, we&#8217;ve observed that one of the most prevalent, widely-distributed malware families in the world has reawakened after a prolonged absence. Emotet, the ubiquitous botnet that arrives in the guise of any of a thousand different bogus email messages, never really went away when it suddenly stopped appearing in our internal records [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/rhXWEiBvb-E” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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