As the time for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines comes closer, law enforcement agencies across the world are warning of organized crime threats, including schemes to sell counterfeit vaccines on the dark web, as well as physical and virtual attacks targeting supply chain companies.
CISA, citing a new report by IBM, is warning organizations involved in COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution of a global phishing campaign targeting the cold storage and transport supply chain. Many vaccines in development must be kept at low temperatures before being administered.
Interpol the international law enforcement organization, is warning of a potential surge in organized crime activity tied to COVID-19 vaccines. The alert follows recent reports of spikes in alleged cyberattacks by suspected North Korean hackers against companies working on vaccines and treatments.
Interpol, Nigerian law enforcement agencies and security firm Group-IB have collectively uncovered a massive Nigerian business email compromise gang that was active across more than 150 countries. Three suspected members have been arrested in Nigeria.
A Chinese advanced persistent threat group has recently begun ramping up its activities with a new phishing campaign leveraging updated malware that's targeting diplomatic missions around the world to collect data and monitor communications, according to Proofpoint.
Last week, fraudsters targeted two cryptocurrency platforms by accessing domains managed by GoDaddy, according to notices published by the victimized firms. The domain register company previously has had issues with unauthorized access.
Microsoft's Security Intelligence team is warning users of the Office 365 suite about an ongoing phishing campaign that appears to be harvesting victims' credentials. The emails use several techniques to bypass and evade secure email gateways.
Researchers at Area 1 Security say a recently uncovered phishing campaign using a message saying that the recipient has been fired from their job is attempting to plant two malware strains - Bazar and Buer - using the Trickbot botnet.
A recently uncovered phishing campaign is using a spoofed U.S. Internal Revenue Service domain and social engineering techniques in an attempt to trick targeted victims into sending money to fraudsters, according to researchers at Abnormal Security.
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