This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from April 26 to May 02, 2020.
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Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases.
Below a list of attacks detected this week.
Group-IB helped Russian Police in detaining the operators of a fraudulent online service, selling fake digital passes to move around Moscow amid COVID-19 lockdown.
Kaspersky experts uncovered a new wave of phishing scams that use a COVID-19 theme and impersonate shipping carriers, including FedEx, UPS, and DHL.
Microsoft warns of a spike in malware spreading via pirate streaming services and movie piracy sites during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The number of RDP brute-force attacks is skyrocketing in mid-March due to remote working imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 disinformation and misinformation campaigns continue to proliferate around the world, with potentially harmful consequences for society.
Threat actors and criminal organizations continue to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to make money, Europol warns.
IBM X-Force researchers spotted a new COVID-19-themed campaign spreading the infamous TrickBot trojan through fake messages.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
(SecurityAffairs – COVID-19, hacking)