Phishing attacks take advantage of Folding@home project

Folding@home project Phishing Attacks are starting to appear online! Cyber criminals are starting to send out a new phishing email which takes advantage of the Coronavirus pandemic and the race to develop medications by promoting a fake Folding@home app that installs an information-stealing malware on the targets system. Folding@home is a well-known computing project that…

Cyber Attackers Are Exploiting Coronavirus Fears

Recently, Paul Rosenzweig shared his experiences as a government employee in the George W. Bush administration creating federal policies and procedures related to the preparation for, and response to, a potential outbreak of avian flu. Rosenzweig provides both a firsthand account into the “complexity of the questions that the government needs to address” when responding to a…

Corona Virus Testing Center Hit By Cyberattack

Corona Virus Testing Center Hit By Cyberattack! Hospitals around the world are dealing with ever-growing waves of COVID-19 infections but cybercriminal activity is hampering efforts at one testing center in Europe. Information networks were shut down at University Hospital Brno in the Czech Republic on Friday due to a cyber-attack that occurred in the early…

NSA Warns Admins About Microsoft Exchange Flaws

NSA Warns Admins About Microsoft Exchange Flaws! The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) warned about a flaw dealing with post-auth remote execution of code on all licensed Microsoft Exchange Servers through a tweet published on a Twitter account of the agency. NSA’s tweet reminded followers to patch the vulnerability of CVE-2020-0688 which would allow potential…

TrickBot Malware Targets Users via Coronavirus Emails

TrickBot Malware Targets Users via Coronavirus Emails! Cybercriminals are launching a new phishing campaign aimed at targeting peoples fear of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The email appears to contain a document containing some useful precautionary measures. Rather it includes malicious Microsoft Word document that SHOULD NOT be clicked. These phishing emails first targeted Italian email addresses.…