Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:05:13 +0000

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Facing down the myriad threats tied to COVID-19

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 18:21:40 +0000

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A sloppy click can exfiltrate your important data!

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:17:12 +0000

Phishing email still remains one of the top malware propagation medium. Recently, we came across an interesting phishing email containing couple of Jumpshare links pointing to malicious components. Jumpshare is an online file sharing service and often cyber criminals abuse these kind of file sharing services. Upon clicking on one of the links in…

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Spear phishing 101: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:50:01 +0000

We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it’s such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:00:51 +0000

Ako Ransomware targeting businesses using RaaS Quick Heal security researchers recently observed ransomware that uses RaaS (Ransomware as a Service) which is a subpart of MaaS (Malware as a Service). Before delving into the AKO ransomware or RaaS, one must understand what Malware as a Service means, as it is…

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Sextortion scammers getting creative

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 17:09:34 +0000

We’ve covered sextortion before, focusing in on how the core of the threat is an exercise in trust. The threat actor behind the campaign will use whatever information available on the target that causes them to trust that the threat actor does indeed have incriminating information on them. (They don’t.) But as public awareness of…

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