Cyber-Threat Report regarding February 2021 cyber attacks in Italy

New February 2021 Report on Cyber Threats and Attacks Occurring  in Italy by TG Soft's Anti-Malware Research Center


Overview of threats in Italy in February

In February after the takedown of the Emotet BotNet, the types of malware that circulated the most and pose real threats to any user were, in particular, the banking Trojan UrSnif and the Password Stealer sLoad. On the latter we illustrate a case that actually happened. In this case our AntiMalware Research Center was called to perform an IR (Incident Response) analysis.

As for Ransomware, most of it was conveyed with attacks through clumsily configured RDP in which CyberCriminals, once gained access to the infrastructure, could act undisturbed "human operated ransomware attacks".

February saw in action, in addition to the aforementioned UrSnif and sLoad, major campaigns referring to FormBook; AgentTesla; LokiBot and QakBot. Other public interest campaigns are: sLoad and the hijacked transfer...



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