Malsmoke operators abandon exploit kits in favor of social engineering scheme

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 18:00:06 +0000

Threat actors behind malsmoke, one of the largest malvertising campaigns we’ve seen in recent months, have switched malware delivery tactics.

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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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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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Scammers are spoofing bank phone numbers to rob victims

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 14:06:18 +0000

Phone scammers are using spoofed caller ID numbers to convince their victims they are employees of your bank. Don’t fall for their tricks.

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XSS to TSS: tech support scam campaign abuses cross-site scripting vulnerability

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:41:32 +0000

This tech support scam is being spread via Facebook links and uses several redirection mechanisms to avoid detection.

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Deepfakes and the 2020 United States election: missing in action?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 15:00:00 +0000

We look at whether the 2020 United States election will be plagued by deepfakes, or if it’s not the concern experts once thought it was.

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FIFA 21 game scams: watch out for unsporting conduct

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 15:30:00 +0000

With the recent launch of the new FIFA 2021 video game, we look at some of the common scams to avoid.

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Malvertising campaigns come back in full swing

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 09 Sep 2020 17:07:14 +0000

Threat actors monetize on adult traffic in several large malvertising campaigns.

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