A Canadian government healthcare organization and a university medical research group are being targeted with COVID-19 phishing attacks with the emails being loaded with malware

Palto Alto Networks Unit 42 found EDA2 ransomware and the AgentTesla information stealer were used against both Canadian entities with AgentTesla alone also being launched against similar targets in the U.S., Turkey, Germany, Japan and Korea.

Unit 42 reported the attacks were successfully fended off.

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