Last Updated on 05/17/2020 by OTC
This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 10 to May 16, 2020.
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.
The Zeus Sphinx banking Trojan continues to evolve while receiving new updates it is employed in ongoing coronavirus-themed scams.
Microsoft discovered a new phishing campaign using COVID-19 lures to target businesses with the infamous LokiBot information-stealer.
US authorities warned healthcare and scientific researchers that China-linked hackers were attempting to steal COVID-19 vaccine research.
Microsoft has recently announced that it has made some of its COVID-19 threat intelligence open-source.
Experts spotted a new malware dubbed QNodeService that was involved in COVID-19-themed phishing campaign, crooks promise victims COVID-19 tax relief.
If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
(SecurityAffairs – COVID-19, hacking)