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Getting facts correct! 5G and COVID-19, what is the connection?

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a threat to humanity and the first pandemic in human history where information technology and social media are being used on a massive scale to help cope with and respond to the disease. But if these technologies have helped keep people safe, productive and connected during this unprecedented crisis, they have [...]

By |2020-04-15T06:06:51+00:00April 15th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Getting facts correct! 5G and COVID-19, what is the connection?

Phishing Attacks Increase 350 Percent Amid COVID-19 Quarantine

According to a report from Google, these nefarious actors are proving to be very successful. Google found there were 149,195 active phishing websites in January. That number rose by 50 percent in February to 293,235 websites. Now, in March, there are 522,495—a 350 percent increase since the beginning of the year. A major factor in the [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:50:42+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Phishing Attacks Increase 350 Percent Amid COVID-19 Quarantine

Phishing Attack Says You’re Exposed to Corona Virus, Spreads Malware

Cyber criminals are using a new phishing campaign that tells victims they've come in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 and tricks them into downloading malware. The campaign pretends to be from a local hospital telling the recipient that they have been exposed to the Corona virus and that they need to be tested. The [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:19:24+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Phishing Attack Says You’re Exposed to Corona Virus, Spreads Malware

Corona Virus Trojan Overwriting The MBR

SonicWall Capture Labs Threat Research team recently found a new malware taking advantage of the CoViD19 pandemic which makes disks unusable by overwriting the MBR. Upon execution, a number of helper files are dropped inside a temporary folder. You can see the infection cycle explained with details from the article. Useful links: https://securitynews.sonicwall.com/xmlpost/coronavirus-trojan-overwriting-the-mbr/

By |2020-04-06T14:12:55+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Corona Virus Trojan Overwriting The MBR

Corona Virus Used in Malicious Campaigns

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is being used in a variety of malicious campaigns including email spam, BEC, malware, ransomware, and malicious domains. Useful links: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/coronavirus-used-in-spam-malware-file-names-and-malicious-domains

By |2020-04-06T14:09:59+00:00April 6th, 2020|Articles|Comments Off on Corona Virus Used in Malicious Campaigns