Attack on Home Base: Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques presented at SecureWorldChicago 2020

by Kevin Kennedy,

Summary : The coronavirus pandemic has left the world looking very different now than it did at the beginning of the year.For starters, millions of workers are out of the office and working from their homes. This change in scenery, combined with safe social distancing efforts that help prevent the spread of COVID-19, has created a crisis for many, but an opportunity for some.This special COVID-19 themed Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report looks at the most prominently spread malware families taking advantage of this crisis, as well as other, related efforts we have observed by cybercriminals.Key takeaways include answers to these questions:• What are the most popular malware being spread through COVID-19 phishing attacks?• What does a COVID-19 phishing attack look like?• How has the coronavirus shifted attackers’ focus?