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Category: Cyber-crime


Cyber-crime, Phishing

IBM Uncovers Global Phishing Campaign Targeting the COVID-19 Vaccine Cold Chain

December 3, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, IBM Security X-Force created a threat intelligence task force dedicated to tracking down COVID-19 cyber threats against organizations that are keeping the vaccine supply chain moving. As part of these efforts, our team […]


Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

CISA, FBI Warn of Attacks Targeting U.S. Think Tanks

December 2, 2020

Via: Security Week

This persistent malicious activity, the two agencies say, mostly targets individuals and organizations that are connected to international affairs or which focus on national security policy. The adversaries, CISA and the FBI say in an advisory this week, attempt initial […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

Zoom Impersonation Attacks Aim to Steal Credentials

December 1, 2020

Via: Threat Post

A new Zoom-themed phishing attack is circulating through email, text and social media messages, aiming to steal credentials for the videoconferencing service. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warned last week that the attack uses Zoom’s logo, and in a message […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

Baltimore County Schools close after a ransomware attack

December 1, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

Baltimore County Schools are still closed following a ransomware attack and unfortunately, at the time of this writing, it is impossible to predict when school will resume. School officials notified state and federal law enforcement agencies, that launched an investigation […]


Cyber-crime, Email security, Phishing, Security

‘Return to Office’ Phishing Emails Aim to Steal Credentials

November 30, 2020

Via: DataBreach Today

Researchers at Abnormal Security have uncovered a credential-stealing phishing campaign that spoofs internal company memos concerning returning to the office. The ongoing campaign is believed to have targeted about 100,000 inboxes, bypassing Google G Suite email security, the researchers say. […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

University of Vermont Medical Center has yet to fully recover from October cyber attack

November 30, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

In October, ransomware operators hit the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn and the University of Vermont Health Network. The ransomware attack took place on October 28 and disrupted services at the UVM Medical Center and affiliated facilities. The ransomware […]


Cyber-crime, Identity theft

Top Security Tips for Online Shopping

November 25, 2020

Via: Radware Blog

With the year’s biggest shopping season upon us, consumers are getting ready to take advantage of enticing discounts and offers from a range of e-commerce websites and applications. Naturally, this is also the peak time of year for fraudsters and […]


Cyber-crime, Phishing

8 types of phishing attack and how to identify them

November 24, 2020

Via: CSO Online

Every data breach and online attack seems to involve some kind of phishing attempt to steal password credentials, to launch fraudulent transactions, or to trick someone into downloading malware. Indeed, Verizon’s 2020 Data Breach Investigations Report finds that phishing is […]


Cyber-crime, Network security, Phishing, Security

Be Prepared for Increased DDoS Attacks Ahead of Black Friday

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Intelligence

Black Friday is prime time for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, especially as retail goes online even more than usual in 2020. Forecasters predict e-commerce sales will soar to new heights this holiday season, increasing by as much as 35% year-over-year. […]


Cyber-crime, Malware

FBI issued an alert on Ragnar Locker ransomware activity

November 23, 2020

Via: Security Affairs

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a flash alert (MU-000140-MW) to warn private industry partners of an increase of the Ragnar Locker ransomware activity following a confirmed attack from April 2020. The MU-000140-MW flash alert includes indicators of […]