COVID-19 themed attacks December 6 – December 19, 2020

Pierluigi Paganini December 20, 2020

This post includes the details of the COVID-19 themed attacks launched from December 6 – December 19, 2020.

December 6 – Drug dealers are selling Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines on the darkweb

While the United Kingdom announced the distribution of the COVID19 vaccine to the population drug dealers is selling ‘Pfizer COVID Vaccines.’

December 10 – Russia-linked APT28 uses COVID19 lures to deliver Zebrocy malware

Russia-link cyberespionage APT28 leverages COVID19 as phishing lures to deliver the Go version of their Zebrocy (or Zekapab) malware.

December 18 – Hackers target COVID-19 vaccine supply chain and sell the vaccine in Darkweb

Threat actors continue to trade critical medical data in the Dark Web while organizations are involved in the response to the COVID19 pandemic.

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Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Coronavirus)

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