This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 03 to May 09, 2020.
Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases.
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Below a list of attacks detected this week.
A security glitch in the self-test coronavirus symptom checker developed by India’s Jio cell network exposed test results.
IBM X-Force researchers spotted a new COVID-19-themed campaign spreading the infamous TrickBot trojan through fake messages.
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is warning of cyber attacks against UK universities and scientific institutes involved in COVID-19 research.
Snake Ransomware operators launched a new campaign that has infected numerous companies worldwide including an health care organization.
Nigerian cyber gang SilverTerrier, specialized in BEC attacks, used COVID-19 lures in recent attacks on healthcare and government organizations.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
(SecurityAffairs – COVID-19, hacking)