Black market traders cash in on fake COVID-19 vaccination records

Researchers have uncovered a lively trade online in the sale of fake vaccination records and passports.  COVID-19 prompted panic buying and price hikes for basic necessities worldwide when the pandemic…

Explosive New MirrorBlast Campaign Targets Financial Companies

Key Points:  Morphisec Labs tracked a new MirrorBlast campaign targeting financial services organizations  MirrorBlast is delivered via a phishing email that contains malicious links which download a weaponized Excel document…

CISA Creates JCDC Agency for U.S. Cyber Defense Operations Plans

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – CISA Creates JCDC Agency for U.S. Cyber Defense Operations Plans The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced the creation of a new agency…

Ryuk Ransomware: Origins, Operation Mode, Mitigation

What is Ryuk Ransomware? Widely known for targeting governments, academia, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology organizations’ cybersystems, Ryuk is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) group that’s been active since August 2018. It typically encrypts data…

Cinobi Banking Trojan Targets Cryptocurrency Exchange Users via Malvertising

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – SHA256 File name Note Analysis 124FE26D53E2702B42AE07F8AEC5EE4E79E7424BCE6ECDA608536BBF0A7A2377 oneroom_setup.zip Malicious game archive Trojan.Win32.SHELLOAD.AZ E667F9C109E20900CC8BADD09EDE6CDCE0BDC77164CFD035ACE95498E90D45E7 oneroom_game.zip Malicious game archive Trojan.Win32.SHELLOAD.AZ 93FFE7CF56FEB3FB541AEF91D3FC04A5CF22DF428DC0B7E5FEB8EDDDC2C72699 Magicalgirl.zip Malicious game archive Trojan.Win32.SHELLOAD.AZ AD13BB18465D259ACC6E4CEBA24BEFF42D50843C8FD92633C569E493A075FDDC…

Reduce Instances of Covid-19 Phishing Email Attacks

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – In my previous post, I focused on how the report we commissioned Ostermann Research to conduct showed the challenges with ransomware and phishing. For…

Healthcare data security issues: Best security practices for virtual healthcare sessions

The healthcare sector has, and still is, undergoing a digital transformation — the Covid-19 pandemic exacerbating this change. Telehealth (healthcare is delivered by remote methods) has been used successfully during…