Coronavirus-themed attacks May 31 – June 13, 2020

Pierluigi Paganini June 14, 2020

This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 31 to June 13, 2020.

Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases.

Below a list of attacks detected between May 31 and June 13, 2020.

June 4, 2020 – North Atlantic Council is warning of malicious cyber activities during COVID-19 pandemic

North Atlantic Council issued a statement warning of concerning malicious cyber activities against entities involved in the fight against COVID-19.

June 7, 2020 – Covid-19 Themed attacks Infographic

This infographic includes interesting data related to the Covid-19 themed attacks observed by security researchers and law enforcement in the past months.

June 9 – Hackers target German Task Force for COVID-19 PPE procurement

Hackers are targeting executives of a German multinational corporation involved in the government supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) against COVID-19.

June 13 – COVID-19 themed attacks increase in Brazil, India, and UK

Threat actors continue to use COVID-19 lures, Google is reporting an increase in Coronavirus-themed phishing attempts in Brazil, India, and the UK.

If you are interested in COVID19-themed attacks from February 1 give a look at the following posts:
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Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – Coronavirus, hacking)

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