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US Health Department Hack Reveals Vulnerabilities of Working From Home

Karim Hijazi, CEO of Prevailion, breaks down the potential implications of the Department of Health and Human Services cyberattack on March 15.

Watch Out! Scammers Are Using the Coronavirus to Steal Your Information

Whenever there’s a crisis, there are people who try to help. There are also some who attempt to take advantage of the situation by creating scams. Here are the ones you need to watch out for.

Tracking ‘Kimsuky’, the North Korea-based cyber espionage group

We noted infrastructure overlaps and indicator sharing between this and Prevailion’s “Autumn Aperture” report, including similar malware and the same author name – “windosmb” – present across multiple lure documents utilised in both campaigns.

Gorgon Group Grows More Sophisticated

New research has revealed that the threat group behind the cryptocurrency-stealing MasterMana botnet has grown increasingly sophisticated and is now trapping victims through spoofed login portals.

Free, trojanized WordPress themes lead to widespread compromise of web servers

Over 20,000 web servers (and who knows how many websites) have been compromised via trojanized WordPress themes to deliver malware through malicious ads, Prevailion researchers have discovered.

WordPress botnet deploys anti-adblocker script to make sure its spammy ads are profitable

A threat actor that has infected more than 20,000 WordPress sites by running the same trick for at least three years: distributing trojanized versions of premium WordPress themes and plugins.

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