RagnarLocker

The RagnarLocker ransomware targeted Portuguese multinational energy giant EDP. More than 10TB of sensitive files have been stolen. Attackers are now asking for $10.9M to prevent stolen information from being leaked and are threatening to notify customers, partners and competitors. In addition to the files that have since been released, the attackers have also included an edpradmin2.kdb file – a KeePass password manager database.

Source: Bleeping Computer

How do you protect yourself?

To protect yourself from Ransomware, you should first ensure your mail environment is protected to prevent any possible breach and then also protect your endpoints with services like Secure IT – Endpoint.

CVE-2020-0760

A vulnerability was identified when Microsoft Office loads arbitrary type libraries. This vulnerability allows the installation of programs, in addition to viewing, modifying and deleting data, as well as the creation of new accounts with full permission by malicious agents. For attackers to be able to exploit this vulnerability, the user must open an Office document, created especially for this purpose.

Source: Microsoft

How do you protect yourself?

Updates of Microsoft Office products now address the vulnerability by correcting how Office handles type libraries.

Trickbot

The Coronavirus crisis is being widely exploited by hackers to deceive users. The crew responsible for Trickbot are no exception. They sent hundreds of emails related to alerts and tests about COVID-19, containing malicious documents that install Trickbot Malware. Computers are infected with keyloggers, trojans and ransomware.

Source: ZD Net

To protect yourself from malware, you should first ensure your mail environment is protected to prevent any possible breach and then also protect your endpoints with services like Secure IT – Endpoint.