Coronavirus Outbreak Scam, Malware, Phishing Vulnerabilities
Threat actors continue their quest to use the coronavirus to spread malicious software, phishing, and other dangerous informational rumors. During the past week, Proofpoint researchers have observed several groups mounting campaigns contributing to the largest collection of attack types using the same topic as a lure, seen in many years.
The information has been provided by Dave Bales
The original article can be found at: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/collection/Threat-Actors-Launch-New-Coronavirus-Campaigns-78bdf5e991c84ec286f39efc5d007241
Employ company approved VPNs.
Use strong passwords.
Use only a secure Wi-Fi connection and avoid using publicly accessible connections.
Do not click or open links in emails directly, instead type in the main URL in your browser or search the brand/company via your preferred search engine.
Ensure anti-virus software and associated files are up to date.
Block all URL and IP based IoCs at the firewall, IDS, web gateways, routers or other perimeter-based devices, a course of action, resources or applications to remediate this threat.
Keep applications and operating systems running at the current released patch level.