https://www.forbes.com/sites/leemathews/2020/10/19/notorious-emotet-malware-starts-using-fake-windows-update-alerts-to-deceive-v

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The cybercriminal controllers of one of the world’s most notorious malware strains are taking a new approach to luring potential victims. Their new email campaign is using a bogus Windows Update alert to kickstart the infection process. Entrepreneur angry and furious with a laptop in a little office or home getty. The malicious emails don’t mention anything about updating in the subject or the message body. Those follow the cybercriminal playbook and stick to trending topics like COVID-19 and President Trump’s health or time-tested lures like fake shipping notices, invoices and resumes. It’s only after opening the attached documents that would-be victims are confronted by the deceptive u... Full story

19 October

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