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.
Consumer reports received since January 2020 revealed that that approximately $12 million were lost due to Coronavirus-related scams, FTC says.
Experts at email security firm Mimecast has uncovered a flight refund scam that attempts to exploit the ongoing COVID19 outbreak.
At the end of February, I analyzed major black marketplaces searching for anything related to the
Google says that the Gmail malware scanners have blocked around 18 million phishing and malware emails using COVID-19 lures in just one week.
Syrian-linked APT group SEA recently used COVID-19-themed lures as part of a long-running surveillance campaign, security researchers warn.
TrickBot is the malware that most of all is involved in COVID-19-themed attacks, Microsoft’s Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) data reveals.
Threat actors employed the previously-undetected PoetRAT Trojan in a COVID19-themed campaign aimed at government and energy sectors.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
(SecurityAffairs – malware, COVID19)