Group behind Emotet botnet malware testing new methods to get around Microsoft security

Written by AJ Vicens Apr 26, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The hackers behind Emotet — one of the longest-tenured and most prolific malware variants dating back to 2014 — have been…

Emotet's tax-season phishing is back with new tricks

Written by Joe Warminsky Mar 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP IRS-themed phishing campaigns are reliable signs of spring, so the question each year becomes, “What’s new?” Researchers at Cofense are answering…

TrickBot malware suddenly got quiet, researchers say, but it's hardly the end for its operators

Written by Joe Warminsky Feb 25, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The operators of TrickBot have essentially shut down the notorious malware, multiple reports say, but evidence suggests the gang has begun…

Emotet Malware Over the Years: The History of an Infamous Cyber-Threat

Malware strains come and go while Internet users become more and more accustomed to online threats being dealt with swiftly by competent authorities. But what happens when a Trojan constantly…

Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…

Emotet Is Dropping Cobalt Strike

Emotet is a virus infection that is propagated by spam email attachments that contain malicious Word or Excel documents. These documents utilize macros to download and install the Emotet Trojan…

Emotet's comeback is getting a boost from fellow botnet TrickBot

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The resurgence of botnet Emotet after a law enforcement takedown earlier this year is getting a boost from fellow crime group…

Fake Adobe Windows App Installer Packages Are Distributing the Emotet Malware

Emotet is a malware known as a banking Trojan. Malspam, which are spam emails that contain malware, is the primary means by which it spreads. To persuade consumers, these communications…

Who Is Behind the Comeback of Emotet?

Conti ransomware is a very dangerous malicious actor because of how quickly it encrypts data and spreads to other computers. To get remote access to the affected PCs, the organization…

New Emotet Spam Campaigns Hard at Work  

After a ten-month absence, the Emotet malware seems to be back in business, delivering malicious documents around the world by employing the help of spam campaigns. Source What Happened? In…