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Microsoft Fixes 6 Zero-day Flaws in December 2021 Patch Tuesday Update

Microsoft released patches for 67 CVEs in its latest December 2021 Patch Tuesday update. Out of 67 vulnerabilities, 60 were deemed important, and seven...

Emotet Bypassing TrickBot to Drop Cobalt Strike Beacons

Mid-November 2021 saw the Emotet botnet resurface and was widely reported. The botnet had been taken down by law enforcement agencies in January 2021...

Emotet Botnet Resurfaces via TrickBot

Emotet, a banking-trojan-turned-botnet that primarily spread via emails, has raised its head after a hiatus of 10 months. Emotet made headlines when Europol announced...

The Underbelly of COVID-19: Malware and Ransomware Ramp Up

Cybercriminals are known to leverage global phenomena for personal gain, be it the elections or the Olympic Games. And COVID-19 is no different. Scammers...

Japanese Consumers in Panic Buying Mode for Face Masks; Become Victims...

The Japan Times reported that the Japan Cybercrime Control Center has raised the alerts for cybercrimes in Japan, triggered by hackers taking advantage over...

Coronavirus Propagates Emotet Malspam Campaign in Japan

The World Health Organization (WHO.) has declared the outbreak of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). However, hackers...

Greta Thunberg Fans Beware, Emotet on The Hunt

Researchers have spotted an Emotet trojan email campaign leveraging environmental activist Greta Thunberg’s popularity to infect computers in in Europe and Asia. The trojan...

What You Need to Know Now About Banking Trojans

By Derek Manky, Chief of Security Insights and Global Threat Alliances, Fortinet Cybercriminals continue to refine existing malware to evade detection and deliver increasingly sophisticated...

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