Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:04:53 +0000

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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A week in security (September 9 – 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 15:35:21 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 9–15, including locking down AWS, mobile malware, phishing threats, and more.

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Automated incident response in Office 365 ATP now generally available

Credit to Author: Todd VanderArk| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:00:37 +0000

Powerful automation capabilities help improve the effectiveness and efficiency of investigating and responding to Office 365 alerts.

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When corporate communications look like a phish

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 15:36:11 +0000

Before organizations engage in gnashing of teeth over the “ignorant user” and the cost of training, think about how much email users encounter and whether corporate communications look like phishes themselves.

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Cybersquatting and Typosquatting victimizing innocent customers and brands

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 12:27:10 +0000

The rapid shift of brands towards online platforms and ecommerce portals, has opened the gates for cyber threats like Phishing, Cybersquatting and Typosquatting. In fact, every entity with an online presence today, feels burdened by the fear of compromising their brand reputation, in the face of these ubiquitous cyber threats….

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Phishers using custom 404 Not Found error page to steal Microsoft credentials

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:09:28 +0000

In the latest of its kind phishing attacks, phishers have been found to use custom 404 Not Found error pages to run phishing campaign. This unusual phishing campaign is basically aimed at tricking unsuspecting victims into sharing their Microsoft login credentials. A 404 Not Found page is typically an indication…

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