Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Thursday,   September 10th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Zeppelin Ransomware Returns with New Trojan on Board

The Zeppelin ransomware has sailed back into relevance, after a hiatus of several months. A wave of attacks were spotted in August making use of a new trojan downloader. These, like an initial Zeppelin wave observed in late 2019, start with phishing emails with Microsoft Word attachments (themed as “invoices”) that have malicious macros on board. Once a user enables macros, the infection process starts. The latest campaign has affected around 64 known victims and targets, indicating a certain level of targeting. It may have started in June 4, when the command-and-control server that the malware uses was registered Learn more >

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