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Stimulus Payment Attack

In this attack, attackers are impersonating a major financial institution claiming to have received the recipient’s stimulus check, but needing the recipient to verify their account to release the funds. The attackers

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Reporting on COVID-19 Attacks in the Abnormal Portal

This is part 3 of the 3-part series on COVID-19 and email attacks. Attackers are using fear and urgency of the COVID-19 backdrop as employees start shelter-in-place routines. These attacks are never-before-seen

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COVID-19 Testing Malware

In this attack, malicious actors are claiming that the recipient has come into contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 in order to trick them into downloading an attachment containing malware.

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COVID-19 Medication Scam

In this scam, attackers claim that they have a medication that can treat COVID-19 (no treatment currently exists) that can be sent to recipients after payment to a Bitcoin wallet.

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WHO COVID-19 Donation Scam

In this attack, attackers are impersonating the World Health Organization and asking for donations to their Bitcoin wallet to help fight the pandemic.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Donation Scam

In this attack, attackers are claiming they have access to a COVID-19 vaccine and are asking for donations to produce and distribute it.

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Abnormal Security’s COVID-19 Protection

This is part 2 of the 3-part series on COVID-19 and email attacks. Attackers are using fear and urgency of the COVID-19 backdrop as employees start shelter-in-place routines. These attacks are never-before-seen

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The COVID-19 Email Attack Landscape

As many have reported, the number of cyber attacks related to COVID-19 is spiking. Some researchers are reporting that COVID-19-related attacks represent the largest set of attacks on the same theme they’ve

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Coronavirus Credit Card Theft

In this attack, attackers are impersonating a major financial institution offering financial relief, including creating a fully-fledged landing page, to attempt to steal credit card information from victims.

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Coronavirus Credential Theft

In this attack, an attacker is impersonating a university’s “health team” to trick victims into clicking a malicious link with updates on coronavirus which leads to a landing page that will steal

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Abnormal Security on COVID-19

Given uncertainty with COVID-19, I wanted to reach out to personally assure you that Abnormal Security is proactively working hard to ensure continuous service and ongoing security for your email communications.  The

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Coronavirus Phishing Attacks

In this attack, attackers are impersonating the CDC in order to trick victims into clicking a link which ostensibly lists cases in their area, but which actually leads to a landing page

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