Researchers at internet security firm SonicWALL warned Thursday of a new outbreak of trojan-laden spam claiming to come from shipping company DHL. The emails tell the recipients that the company has been unable to deliver a package and advises them to print out the ZIP file attachment. The message claims that the attachment is an invoice copy, but it actually is the data-stealing Buzus trojan disguised as a Microsoft Help or Word document. SonicWALL, in a blog post, said it has received 1,700 copies of the fraudulent email since Sunday. -DK
After briefly stirring into life as Covid restrictions were lifted, companies and entire economies are again stepping on the brakes as they brace for yet another “current situation.” At the same time, the pandemic has only increased the dependence on web-based systems in all walks of life and business. With attacks mounting, web security is paramount – but how do you maintain and improve it despite the inevitable cost-cutting?