A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. For a daily selection see our twitter feed at #ionCube24. With money in some form being the objective of most attacks, it comes as a bit of a shock and much (cynical) suspicion when a recent ransomware group donated some of their haul to charity….
Continuing on with ransomware, a chilling development of a new attack angle surfaced:
The pandemic’s effect on people’s lives continues unabated for many of us, and after such a long downward spiral leaving people unemployed, it is only natural that will become a new target. As ever, if you don’t expect the email don’t click until you are sure:
- Phishing Lures Shift from COVID-19 to Job Opportunities – Fortinet researchers are seeing a pivot in the spear-phishing and phishing lures used by cybercriminals, to entice potential job candidates as businesses open up.
Stay safe and until next time…