Tag Archives: Emotet

Emotet steals attachments from victims’ emails

Emotet steals attachments from emails

Earlier this month, the Emotet botnet, which has shown no signs of life since February 2020, returned to service with a new spam campaign. Researchers have now reported that Emotet steals attachments from victims’ emails for greater credibility in subsequent social engineering attacks. After observing the malware, cybersecurity specialists reported …

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Emotet Botnet Now Distributes QakBot Banker

Emotet distributes the QakBot banker

Recently we wrote that the Emotet botnet, which had not shown “signs of life” since February 2020, has returned to work with a new spam campaign. Now it distributes information about QakBot banker. Watching the newly revived malware, cybersecurity experts report that the botnet has changed its core load and …

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BitPaymer attack blocked industrial giant Pilz

BitPaymer Blocks Pilz

Pilz, one of the largest manufacturers of industrial automation products, was forced to shut down most of its systems. BitPaymer ransomware attack blocked Pilz. The incident affected all Pilz sites in 76 countries around the world that lost contact with the main network for more than a week. “The problems …

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Spamhaus released botnet statistics for Q3 2019

Spamhaus released botnet statistics

Analysts from the nonprofit organization Spamhaus continue to observe an increase in the number of domain names used by attackers to control botnets. Spamhaus released botnet statistics for Q3 2019. Between July and September, activists recorded an average of 1,300 new C&C servers per month; in the first half of …

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Europol called the main cyberthreats of 2019

Europol called the main cyber threats

Europol experts presented the results of a study of relevant cyberthreats: in fact, they named the main cyberthreats of 2019. According to analysts, the greatest danger today is the activity of cryptographers and malware, which hunt for a variety of users’ data. According to Europol researchers, new threats do not …

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