Bretagne Télécom Fell Victim of DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack

Bretagne Télécom fall victim of DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack. The French cloud services provider has been compromised by the threat actors behind the DoppelPaymer Ransomware using an exploit that targeted unpatched servers using the vulnerability of CVE-2019-19781. Victim of DoppelPaymer Ransomware Attack, Bretagne Télécom is a private held French cloud hosting and telecommunications company providing internet…

Fake ProtonVPN Website Distributes AZORult Malware

ProtonVPN website distributes AZORult Malware since November 2019 to potential victims in the form of fake ProtonVPN installers, as discovered by Kaspersky security researchers. This was being used to steal users information. ProtonVPN is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service provider built and controlled by Proton Technologies AG, the Swiss business behind the encrypted end-to-end…

World Health Organization Warns of Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns of ongoing Coronavirus-themed phishing attacks that impersonate the organization with the end goal of stealing information and delivering malware. “Criminals are disguising themselves as WHO to steal money or sensitive information,” the United Nations agency says in the Coronavirus scam alert. “WHO is aware of suspicious email messages attempting…

Malware on Mac double that of Windows

Malwarebytes Labs has released its State of Malware Report for 2020, revealing that it saw a “significant rise in the overall prevalence of Mac threats in 2019.” – Malware on Mac double that of Windows! According to Malwarebytes: The State of Malware report features data sets collected from product telemetry, honey pots, intelligence, and other…

Microsoft’s February 2020 Patch Tuesday Fixes

This is the February 2020 patch Tuesday for Microsoft and also the first day Windows 7 users won’t receive free security updates. Be nice today with your Windows Administrators! More of Microsoft’s February 2020 Patch Tuesday Information below! With the release of the February 2020 security updates, Microsoft has released one advisory for Flash Player…

Oscar Nominated Movies Used by Phishing Attacks

  Attackers are taking advantage of the hype surrounding this year’s Oscar Best Picture nominated movies to infect fans with malware and bait them to phishing websites designed to steal sensitive information such as credit card details and personal information. Diriga’s Phishing Attack Services can be used to help prevent this from happening.  This method is the perfect way to get around the defenses of film fans, as many of them are willing to take down their defenses for a chance to get a free preview, particularly since the 92nd Academy Awards ceremonies are just around the corner on February 9th. High-profile TV shows and movies are often used as lures in social engineering attacks that promise early previews either in the form of fake streaming sites or through malicious files disguised as early copies released. Over 20 phishing sites…