Weekly Threat Briefs

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Besides the email phishing attacks related to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the Ministry of Science and ICT, the South Korean police, and the country's financial regulator reported in a joint statement that there had been more than 9,680 smishing texts sent. The attackers play on people's fears a...

Feb 21, 2020
This week the FBI has sent a security alert to the U.S. private sector about an ongoing hacking campaign. The attack targets different supply chain software providers. The hackers strive to infect companies with the Kwampirs malware, a Remote Access Trojan (RAT). This RAT shares numerous similaritie...

Feb 14, 2020
As the coronavirus threat continues to grow across the earth, infecting thousands of people, malware is seeking to take advantage of people's fears. SingCERT said that criminals are sending emails to persuade victims to open malicious attachments by offering information relating to the outbreak of t...

Feb 07, 2020
Cyberattacks are the most significant risk to corporations. The majority of CEOs are most worried about falling victim to hacking and other cyber crimes. PWC surveyed more than 1,600 CEOs from around the world and found out that many have taken actions regarding their individual use of technology to...

Jan 31, 2020
Microsoft's monthly security updates (commonly known as Patch Tuesdays) were released on January 14th. Even before the release, there were already rumors that a high-profile vulnerability would be addressed in the update. In their cumulative update, Microsoft addressed 50 CVEs along with one notable...

Jan 24, 2020