Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases.
Below a list of attacks detected this week.
May 12 – Zeus Sphinx continues to be used in COVID-19-themed attacks
The Zeus Sphinx banking Trojan continues to evolve while receiving new updates it is employed in ongoing coronavirus-themed scams.
May 13 – Crooks continues to use COVID-19 lures, Microsoft warns
Microsoft discovered a new phishing campaign using COVID-19 lures to target businesses with the infamous LokiBot information-stealer.
May 14 – China-linked hackers are attempting to steal COVID-19 Vaccine Research
US authorities warned healthcare and scientific researchers that China-linked hackers were attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine research.
May 16 – Microsoft is open-sourcing COVID-19 threat intelligence
Microsoft has recently announced that it has made some of its COVID-19 threat intelligence open-source.
May 16 – QNodeService Trojan spreads via fake COVID-19 tax relief
Experts spotted a new malware dubbed QNodeService that was involved in COVID-19-themed phishing campaign, crooks promise victims COVID-19 tax relief.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
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(SecurityAffairs – COVID-19, hacking)