Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 19:35:57 +0000

Beware of fraudulent antivirus products taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Cybercriminals impersonate World Health Organization to distribute fake coronavirus e-book

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 15:36:31 +0000

Threat actors ramp up on coronavirus-themed campaigns, posing as the World Health Organization sending emails with fake e-book content. Instead of advice, users get compromised with malware.

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APT36 jumps on the coronavirus bandwagon, delivers Crimson RAT

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 15:00:00 +0000

We look at a spear phishing attack from APT36, an Advanced Persistent Threat group posing as the government of India and offering guidance on coronavirus. Instead, users are infected with a Crimson RAT that steals data.

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Domen toolkit gets back to work with new malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 17:54:18 +0000

We describe the latest malvertising campaign that uses Domen, an advanced social engineering toolkit.

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