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In COVID-19 Scam Scramble, Cybercrooks Recycle Phishing Kits

Old phishing kits are being pressed into service to keep up with the unprecedented volume of new scams that exploit the pandemic.

By |2020-04-02T11:34:44-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Akamai, Cisco, coronavirus, Coronavirus map, COVID-19, Cyberattacks, face mask scam, Hacks, infection growth, malicious domains, Malware, nearby confirmed positive cases, Nokia, Phishing, recycled phishing kits, scam analysis, statistics, text scams|Comments Off on In COVID-19 Scam Scramble, Cybercrooks Recycle Phishing Kits

Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike

A spate of phishing attacks have promised financial relief due to the coronavirus pandemic - but in reality swiped victims' credentials, payment card data and more.

By |2020-04-01T15:48:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|$1200, coronavirus, COVID-19, cyberattack, financial assistance, government assistance, Healthcare, Malware, Phishing, phishing attack, phishing lures, Proofpoint, scam, Social Engineering, stimulus checks, Web Security, who|Comments Off on Coronavirus ‘Financial Relief’ Phishing Attacks Spike

Top Email Protections Fail in Latest COVID-19 Phishing Campaign

An effective spoofing campaign promises users important information about new coronavirus cases in their local area, scooting past Proofpoint and Microsoft Office 356 ATPs.

Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

An informal Threatpost reader poll shows the majority of site visitors are privacy absolutists. But attitudes shift when the trade off is saving lives.

By |2020-03-31T06:00:09-04:00March 31st, 2020|coronavirus, coronavirus tracker, COVID-19, data location tracking, Data Privacy, Data security, facial recognition, privacy, Surveillance|Comments Off on Covid-19 Poll Results: One in Four Prioritize Health Over Privacy

Is the Coronavirus becoming an attack channel for ransomware?

Nowadays, everybody is aware of the term, ‘Novel Coronavirus.’ All over the world, 7.7 Billion people have gotten affected by Coronavirus directly or indirectly. It has impacted so badly that currently, entire mankind is frightened and worried about the future of their survival. As per sources, it originated in China…

By |2020-03-30T06:53:19-04:00March 30th, 2020|coronavirus, Cybersecurity, ransomware|Comments Off on Is the Coronavirus becoming an attack channel for ransomware?

Apple Unpatched VPN Bypass Bug Impacts iOS 13, Warn Researchers

The vulnerability can be exploited to reveal limited traffic data including a device’s IP address.

By |2020-03-27T10:43:30-04:00March 27th, 2020|apple, Bug, coronavirus, COVID-19, data leak, Encryption, insecure connections, ios, iOS 13.4, iPad, iphone, Mobile Security, network, privacy, unpatched bug, VPN, Vulnerabilities, Web Security, work at home|Comments Off on Apple Unpatched VPN Bypass Bug Impacts iOS 13, Warn Researchers

As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance

Numerous instances of online conferences being disrupted by pornographic images, hate speech or even threats can be mitigated using some platform tools.

By |2020-03-26T11:51:04-04:00March 26th, 2020|conference calls, coronavirus, COVID-19, hackers, Hacks, online meetings, Pornography, privacy, social media, threat actors, twitter, virtual workplace, Web Security, zoom, Zoom-bombing, Zoom-crashing, ZoomBombing|Comments Off on As Zoom Booms Incidents of ‘ZoomBombing’ Become a Growing Nuisance