COVID-19 themed attacks December 19, 2020– January 02, 2021

Pierluigi Paganini January 03, 2021

This post includes the details of the COVID-19 themed attacks launched from December 19, 2020– January 02, 2021.

25 December, 2020 – North Korea-linked Lazarus APT targets the COVID-19 research

The North Korea-linked Lazarus APT group has recently launched cyberattacks against at least two organizations involved in COVID19 research.

30 December, 2020 – US Treasury warns of ransomware attacks on COVID19 vaccine research

The US Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) warns of ransomware attacks on COVID-19 vaccine research organizations.

January 1, 2021 – Alleged docs relating to Covid19 vaccine leaked in darkweb

Experts from threat intelligence firm Cyble have found documents relating to Covid19 vaccine of European Medicines Agency in the Darkweb

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Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Covid19)

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