Emotet’s Behavior & Spread Are Omens of Ransomware Attacks

The botnet, which resurfaced last month on the back of TrickBot, can now directly install Cobalt Strike on infected devices, giving threat actors direct access to targets. The rapid spread…

Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021 Security researchers detected an increase in both phishing campaigns and brute force attacks in…

Malvertising attack distributes malicious Chrome extensions, backdoors

Researchers believe that the campaign has been active since 2018, and since then, the malware has been under development constantly. Cisco Talos researchers have identified malvertising campaigns using fake installers…

Omicron Phishing Scam Already Spotted in UK

Omicron COVID-19 variant anxiety inspires new phishing scam offering fake NHS tests to steal data. The global pandemic has provided cover for all sorts of phishing scams over the past…

Bill proposes suspension of instant payments in Brazilian state as crime surges

As crime increases in Brazil, a new bill is proposing the suspension of instant payments system Pix in the state of São Paulo. If signed into law, the proposals put…

Phishing Actors Are Already Exploiting the Omicron COVID-19 Variant

As you might already know a new covid variant called Omicron has recently started spreading. On 26 November 2021, WHO designated the variant B.1.1.529 a variant of concern, named Omicron, on…

This password-stealing and keylogging malware is being spread through fake software downloads

Cyber criminals are using online adverts for fake versions of popular software to trick users into downloading three forms of malware – including a malicious browser extension with the same capabilites as trojan…

Bogus Android App Steals Banking Credentials from Malaysian Individuals

Customers of eight Malaysian banks have had their online banking credentials stolen via a bogus Android app posing as a housekeeping service. Initially noticed by MalwareHunterTeam last week and later…

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…

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown

Police Arrest 1800 in Major Money Laundering Crackdown European police have identified over 18,000 money mules and arrested 1800 in a significant crackdown on money laundering. Some 27 countries took…