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Qakbot malware returns with phishing attack on hospitality industry

Qakbot malware returns with phishing attack on hospitality industry

The infamous Qakbot malware has made a return. Microsoft Threat Intelligence warns of new phishing emails purporting to be from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In late August, international police units announced they had eliminated the giant Qakbot botnet during "Operation Duck Hunt." ... Read more

date4 months ago
Qakbot still a threat despite its supposed destruction

Qakbot still a threat despite its supposed destruction

The collective of Qakbot ransomware gang members is still actively spreading malware, Cisco Talos researchers note. This is despite their network having been targeted and supposedly destroyed by the FBI. In August of this year, the FBI managed to dismantle the infrastructure of the ransomware sp... Read more

date6 months ago
‘The most common malware variants are almost 20 years old’

‘The most common malware variants are almost 20 years old’

CISA and ACSC shared an overview of the 11 most common malware variants of 2021. Most variants have been active for years. The list includes ransomware, remote access trojans (RATs), banking trojans and information stealers. Most variants have been active for more than five years. Cybercriminal... Read more

date2 years ago