New macro downloaders are sandwiching spam and .PUB files to compromise businesses in the food and retail sector.
Security researchers identified a malspam campaign targeting Italian users with a variant of the sLoad downloader.
Bad actors recently launched a Thanksgiving-themed spam campaign that used obfuscation to deliver the Emotet banking Trojan.
A new Cutwail spam campaign is leveraging steganography — hiding data within images — to compromise devices and download URLZone.
IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.
A quarterly threat report revealed that malicious email attacks increased by 36 percent and delivered more diverse payloads in Q2 2018.
According to security researchers, the Emotet Trojan is not only still active but has become more sophisticated and persistent in the four years since its initial discovery.
Australian businesses have been targeted in a phishing campaign that uses FTP links to deliver the DanaBot banking Trojan, which is designed to steal financial information and other private data.
Researchers uncovered a spam campaign that threatened to unleash the devastating WannaCry ransomware on unsuspecting victims who failed to pay a fee of roughly $650 by June 22, 2018.
In June's security news, IT experts and educators around the world worked to create a new cybersecurity career pathway through initiatives designed to alleviate the industrywide skills shortage.