The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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QBot Trojan delivered via malspam campaign exploiting US election uncertainties

Criminals won’t pass a unique opportunity to leverage current events to deliver malware.

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Malspam campaign caught using GuLoader after service relaunch

We discovered a spam campaign distributing GuLoader in the aftermath of the service’s relaunch

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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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Spear phishing 101: what you need to know

We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it’s such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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Emotet malspam campaign uses Snowden’s new book as lure

Emotet starts a new week of malicious spam by promising a copy of Edward Snowden’s new book.

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Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

We take a look at a few of the most notable spam emails in circulation over the last week, including a money muling scam, Apple phishes, and a sexploitation message featuring old, but real, passwords.

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