Scammers Target Remote Workers with Fraudulent Termination Notices and Fake COVID-19 Tracing Phishing Emails
Cybercriminals are targeting remote workers with fraudulent phishing emails purporting to notify workers that their employment is being terminated. These emails provide clickable links for invitations to teleconference meetings or additional information concerning termination packages in an effort to trick people into downloading malicious software. Scammers are also sending fraudulent emails purporting to perform COVID-19 … Read more Scammers Target Remote Workers with Fraudulent Termination Notices and Fake COVID-19 Tracing Phishing Emails
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) issued a joint alert warning of techniques that advanced persistent threat (APT) groups are using to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the article.
May 01, 2020 The 2020 worldwide pandemic will go down in the history books much like the 1918 Spanish Flu. One big difference between then and now: the technology that has enabled millions of us to remain moderately productive “at work” from the comfort of our homes. Welcome to the “new normal” of telework. Being … Read more Data Security in the “New Normal” of Teleworking
April 3, 2020 The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) issued an alert specific to healthcare providers regarding a type of ransomware known as REvil that cyber criminals have tailored to exploit remote healthcare workers during the COVID-19 public health emergency. The MSTIC “strongly recommends that all enterprises review VPN infrastructure for updates.” The MSTIC alert … Read more Cybersecurity Ransomware Alert
April 24, 2020 On April 21, 2020, the American Hospital Association alerted its members that the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) had issued an FBI Flash to update healthcare providers on additional cyber activity that continues to exploit fears related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The FBI stated that it had been notified of targeted email … Read more FBI Issues New COVID-19 Cyber Alert for Healthcare Providers
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