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The last trick of hackers is the coronavirus

Check Point Research has seen an increase in domain registrations with the word coronavirus earlier this month as hackers increase malicious activity around the disease.

Check Point cited "vaccinecovid-19 \ .com" as an example of a malicious domain. Created on February 11, 2020, registered in Russia, it offers a $ 300 cure for coronavirus.

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Hackers are also exploiting fears about the virus as a new way of distributing the Trojan Emotet.

Check Point's monthly report on malware found that the first three malware families in January were the same as in December: Emotet holds the top spot, affecting 13% of organizations worldwide, followed by XMRig and Trickbot with 10% and 7% respectively.

Emotet was originally banking Trojan, but was recently used to distribute other malware or malware. It can also be spread through emails containing spam emails containing malicious attachments or left-wing.

The January report also identified a malicious sample of the Lokibot targeting Indonesia with a coronation message. Check Point expects that spam campaigns will increase in the coming days.

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Check Point recommended that IT departments share these tips with users:

  1. Don't click on advertising links in emails.
  2. Beware of "special" offers, such as 80% off new ones iPhone or exclusive treatment or treatment for coronavirus.
  3. Be careful about domain names, spelling errors in emails or websites and unknown emails.

David Richarson, Vice President of Product Management at Lookout, said people should also be biased with emails trying to create a sense of emergency to benefit from an agreement.

Richardson said the training should include tips for locating a phishing site, including URLs that look suspicious.

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