Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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Fake “Corona Antivirus” distributes BlackNET remote administration tool

Beware of fraudulent antivirus products taking advantage of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Here are some of the many coronavirus email scams that Malwarebytes spotted in the wild, with full details on what they say, what they’re lying about, and which malware they’re trying to install on your machine.

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Security tips for working from home (WFH)

Many people are working from home as part of a global social distancing effort to avoid spreading the coronavirus. Learn how to stay secure (plus a couple tips for staying sane) while WFH.

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Cybercriminals impersonate World Health Organization to distribute fake coronavirus e-book

Threat actors ramp up on coronavirus-themed campaigns, posing as the World Health Organization sending emails with fake e-book content. Instead of advice, users get compromised with malware.

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Lock and Code S1Ep2: On the challenges of managed service providers

On episode 2 of Lock and Code, we discuss the latest security news, including how to secure remote workers, security conferences cancelled because of coronavirus, and Google Play’s poor performance on stopping malware. Plus, we speak to two MSP representatives on the daily challenges of managing thousands of endpoints.

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APT36 jumps on the coronavirus bandwagon, delivers Crimson RAT

We look at a spear phishing attack from APT36, an Advanced Persistent Threat group posing as the government of India and offering guidance on coronavirus. Instead, users are infected with a Crimson RAT that steals data.

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Coronavirus impacts security conferences and events: check your schedule

We look at upcoming cancellations, postponements, and moves to virtual for security conferences in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A week in security (March 2 – 8)

A roundup of the previous week’s security headlines, including the introduction of a new series on child identity theft, an examination of law enforcement’s cybersecurity woes, a progress check on our stalkerware initiative, and more coronavirus scammers on the prowl.

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A week in security (February 10 – 16)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including Malwarebytes’ release of the 2020 State of Malware Report, online dating woes, Emotet infection vectors, ransomware attacks, and more.

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