26 MarThe attachment contains nothing useful, but rather the AgentTesla Keylogger. If installed, every keystroke will be sent to the attackers. By clicking on the “access your funds now”, it would take you to a fake government webpage, encouraging you to input your financial and tax information. Earlier this month some healthcare organisations were sent an email scam that pretended to be from each firm’s internal IT team. Anyone clicking on the link is taken to a third-party website disguised as an Outlook web app, victims unknowingly giving their information to the hackers. Online map dashboards have also become “a thing” since the Coronavirus pandemic, with people all over the world using them to get an idea of how the infection has spread. Cybercriminals have created a coronavirus map app that infects victims with the information-stealing AZORult malware. AZORult has the ability to steal credentials, credit card numbers, sensitive browser-based data and then exfiltrate the stolen data to a command-and-control server. Whilst a lot of these scams are targeting individuals, rather than business specifically it is highly likely with the explosion of remote workers that the next wave will target businesses whose employees are predominantly working from home and potentially now vulnerable One thing is clear, there has never been such a wide reaching global event that allows cyber criminals to exploit fear and confusion in the way we are seeing now. All businesses should be looking to secure their newly extended perimeter of remote workers as a priority. Email security is not a luxury, but is vital if you don’t want your users to fall victim to increasingly sophisticated phishing attacks. Remote workers should have their sensitive traffic protected by Remote Access VPN. Passwords should not be relied on, and Multi-Factor Authentication should be in use. Web security will also become even more essential than before with this newly established mass remote workforce. Only by leveraging a combination of technologies to provide a defence in-approach to cyber-security, can business avoid becoming victims to cyber crime. One thing is for sure, even when the pandemic is over it will only be a matter of time before another event occurs that hackers will look to exploit.
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