Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on February 19, 2021Categories SecurityTags , ,   Leave a comment on Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic

Cybercriminals have leveraged the COVID-19 pandemic to stage various forms of cyberattacks, from ransomware takeovers of hospital systems to private network hacking. In a recent assessment, IBM cybersecurity analysts uncovered an email phishing scheme targeting global coronavirus vaccine supply chains. The tech giant urged cold-chain organizations to remain ‘vigilant.’ In this article at Security Intelligence, Claire Zaboeva and Melissa Frydrych share details of IBM Security X-Force’s report of phishing attacks. What Does the Assessment Say? According to the IBM report, … Continue reading “Cybercrime leveraging the COVID-19 pandemic”

Prime Day Threats

Posted on October 17, 2020Categories SecurityTags , ,   Leave a comment on Prime Day Threats

The threat actors are targeting Amazon Prime Dayshoppers with malware and phishing campaigns, as it’s one of the desired retail events, and there are millions of customers who are waiting for Amazon’s annual online shopping events. Every customer enjoys two days of exclusive sales on everything from Amazon devices like the Echo and Kindle to fashionable furniture. On the other side, many physical retail outlets continue to be closed or complete it with compressed capacity. Fraudulent sites According to the … Continue reading “Prime Day Threats”