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Financial scams with a Covid-19 twist

Scammers are using new tactics to take advantage of those trying to make the best out of a tough situation

19 May 2020 min read

APT Attack Targets Central Asian Companies | Avast

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Avast and ESET worked together to analyze an APT group’s series of cyberattacks on Central Asian companies and government institutions.

14 May 2020 min read

How Android Covid-19 scams work

perex__ Although these apps often appear to be innocent, malicious Covid-related Android apps are a risk for users

Although these apps often appear to be innocent, malicious Covid-related Android apps are a risk for users

6 May 2020 min read

News sites faked to promote phony Covid-19 survival book

perex__ Scam websites tricked over 10,000 people to visit a fake shop selling a book which can actually be downloaded for free

Scam websites tricked over 10,000 people to visit a fake shop selling a book which can actually be downloaded for free

4 May 2020 min read

CNN, People Magazine and CNBC News sites faked to promote phony pandemic survival book

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Scam websites have tricked over 10,000 people in the U.S. to visit a fake shop selling a book for $37 which can actually be downloaded for free

23 April 2020 min read

Malvertising Campaign Taking Advantage of COVID-19 Targeting Internet Explorer Users to Steal their Information

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Fallout Exploit Kit used to distribute Kpot v2.0 to people using outdated versions of Internet Explorer

16 April 2020 min read

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How do Covid-19 scams happen?

perex__ Taking advantage of people’s emotions, attackers aim to deceive victims into sending money and sharing personal information

Taking advantage of people’s emotions, attackers aim to deceive victims into sending money and sharing personal information

14 April 2020 min read

Hospitals need to protect themselves from digital viruses now more than ever

perex__ Follow these tips on how hospitals can make themselves more resilient to ransomware attacks, and what to do if it happens

Follow these tips on how hospitals can make themselves more resilient to ransomware attacks, and what to do if it happens

20 March 2020 min read

Apklab.io releases COVID-19 Threat Intelligence telemetry for the public

perex__ Wondering if that coronavirus app is legitimate? Submit it to apklab.io and find out.

Wondering if that coronavirus app is legitimate? Submit it to apklab.io and find out.

18 March 2020 min read

Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

perex__ Apklab.io helps to uncover Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

Apklab.io helps to uncover Iranian Coronavirus app collecting sensitive information

11 March 2020 min read

Avast Threat Labs team uncovers router attacks that sent Brazilian users to phishing pages

perex__ Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

Malicious landing pages infected routers, sending users to phishing pages posing as banking sites and Netflix

6 December 2019 min read

Avast foresees sophisticated email malware and new AI privacy protections for 2020

perex__ In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

In its annual Threat Landscape Report, Avast experts also predict more mobile subscription scams and new attempts to steal IoT data

4 December 2019 min read