How Cybercriminals are Weathering COVID-19

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2020 18:20:57 +0000

In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon to cybercriminals: With unprecedented numbers of people working from home and anxious for news about the virus outbreak, it’s hard to imagine a more target-rich environment for phishers, scammers and malware purveyors. In addition, many crooks are finding the outbreak has helped them better market their cybercriminal wares and services. But it’s not all good news: The Coronavirus also has driven up costs and disrupted key supply lines for many cybercriminals.

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Emotet malspam campaign uses Snowden’s new book as lure

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 18:40:44 +0000

Emotet starts a new week of malicious spam by promising a copy of Edward Snowden’s new book.

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ShadowBrokers releases more stolen information

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2017 18:03:09 +0000

ShadowBrokers shocked the security world again today by releasing another cache of exploits, files, and operational documents purportedly stolen from Equation Group last summer. As you may recall from our earlier publications, Equation Group is reportedly a clandestine hacking group that has been linked with NSA hacking tools.

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