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The 5 Most-Wanted Threatpost Stories of 2020

A look back at what was hot with readers — offering a snapshot of the security stories that were most top-of-mind for security professionals and consumers throughout the year. As 2020 draws to a close, it’s clear that work-from-home security, ransomware, COVID-19-themed social engineering and attacks by nation-states will go . . . Read more

Microsoft Office 365 Credentials Under Attack By Fax ‘Alert’ Emails

Emails from legitimate, compromised accounts are being sent to numerous enterprise employees with the aim of stealing their O365 credentials. Researchers are warning of a coordinated phishing attack that targeted “numerous” enterprise organizations last week. The attackers behind the attack leveraged hundreds of compromised, legitimate email accounts in order to . . . Read more

COVID-19 Vaccine Cyberattacks Steal Credentials, Spread Zebrocy Malware

Cybercriminals are leveraging the recent rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines globally in various cyberattacks – from stealing email password to distributing the Zebrocy malware. Cybercriminals are tapping into the impending rollout of COVID-19 vaccines with everything from simple phishing scams all the way up to sophisticated Zebrocy malware campaigns. Security . . . Read more

TA416 APT Rebounds With New PlugX Malware Variant

The TA416 APT has returned in spear phishing attacks against a range of victims – from the Vatican to diplomats in Africa – with a new Golang version of its PlugX malware loader.

Tis’ the Season for Online Holiday Shopping; and Phishing

Watch out for these top phishing approaches this holiday season. While online holiday shopping is nothing new, more of us will be avoiding the malls and brick-and-mortar stores this year — which opens up big opportunities for cybercriminals. This, along with COVID-19, is expected to anchor most of the scam . . . Read more

Biden Campaign Staffers Targeted in Cyberattack Leveraging Anti-Virus Lure, Dropbox Ploy

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Emotet Emails Strike Thousands of DNC Volunteers

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CISA: LokiBot Stealer Storms Into a Resurgence

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Hackers Continue Cyberattacks Against Vatican, Catholic Orgs

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