Today we are seeing a malware push from the Necurs botnet attempting to distribute a Spyware Trojan via the Hancitor downloader. The malicious email campaign is somewhat cleverly disguised as an encrypted email from HSBC Financial.
Office 365 Business Email Compromise Attacks The Office 365 (O365) platform has experienced tremendous growth and there is no sign of that trend slowing. More businesses than ever reside with – or plan to migrate accounts to – the expanding Microsoft Business or Enterprise services. Scammers have taken notice and have crafted simple, effective social […]
Trojan Droppers Exploiting Symbolic Link Files Malicious actors routinely attempt to confuse recipients of messages with obscure file extensions to load malicious files on the victims machine. For most users the .slk file is recognized in Microsoft Office software as an Excel file. However, as detailed here, it also is recognized by other applications among […]
Throughout 2017 we observed a major increase in phishing efforts, reaching peak levels over the summer, and this trend has continued to intensify in 2018. Much of this effort was expertly tailored to gather users’ login credentials to their preferred email provider. Ultimately attempting to compromise Office365, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL et al. The phishing attacks […]
As the 2018 tax season gets underway, we want to make sure everyone is aware of the many dangers we see surrounding this event each year. In fact, curiosity and uncertainty surrounding recent tax law changes may leave many individuals more susceptible to falling victim to one of the many tax-themed attacks that we typically […]