FBI Sees Rise in Fraud Schemes Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Millions of remote desktop accounts attacked every week
While it is not recommended, hundreds of thousands of employees use RDP as a way to remotely connect to their office computer with the same privileges they would have on site. Using brute-force techniques, hackers are gaining…
From ITProPortal, May 2020
Hackers target remote workers with fake Zoom downloader
Researchers have uncovered a new cyber-criminal campaign attempting to exploit the current circumstances to trick remote workers into installing RevCode WebMonitor RAT. While the Zoom loader installs and works successfully, in the background a….
From ZDNet, May 2020
Online Posts Falsely Claim Census Response Will Lead to Cash
CHICAGO (AP) — You won’t get a check in the mail for filling out this year’s census as claims circulating on social media suggest. The inaccurate posts on sites including Facebook and Twitter urge people to click on the link.
From AP Newswire, March 2020
Live Coronavirus Map Used to Spread Malware
COVID-19 Map Malware Can Spy On You Through Your Android Microphone And Camera
Watch out for any links texted to your Android phone promising an app to track coronavirus.
Lookout, March 2020