Weekly: FireEye Breach, Phishing for the Covid-19 Vaccine, and More!

Digital Shadows

ShadowTalk hosts Stefano, Kim, and Adam bring you the latest in threat intelligence. This week they cover: 

  • FireEye, a top security firm, suffers a breach caused by a state-sponsored attacker
  • Phishing campaigns target the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine 
  • Ransomware gangs resort to cold-calling victims in order to cash in
  • Plus, the very festive ‘Malware name of the week’

Get this week’s intelligence summary at: https://resources.digitalshadows.com/digitalshadows/weekly-intelligence-summary-11-december

***Resources from this week’s podcast***

FireEye breach: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/12/security-firm-fireeye-says-nation-state-hackers-stole-potent-attack-tools/

FireEye breach: https://www.fireeye.com/blog/products-and-services/2020/12/fireeye-shares-details-of-recent-cyber-attack-actions-to-protect-community.html

Phishing targeting the vaccine: https://portal-digitalshadows.com/search/intelligenceincident/66425527

Phishing targeting the vaccine: https://securityintelligence.com/posts/ibm-uncovers-global-phishing-covid-19-vaccine-cold-chain/

Ransomware cold calls: https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-gangs-are-now-cold-calling-victims-if-they-restore-from-backups-without-paying

Malware name of the week: https://www.pcrisk.com/removal-guides/10819-merry-christmas-ransomware

Egregor blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/egregor-the-new-ransomware-variant-to-watch/

Holiday Cybercrime blog: https://www.digitalshadows.com/blog-and-research/holiday-cybercrime-retail-risks-and-dark-web-kicks/

Podcast email: shadowtalk@digitalshadows.com

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