France, Japan, New Zealand warn of sudden spike in Emotet attacks

They’re after your bank accounts (again). Time to remind everyone about dodgy emails (and social media posts)…:

Cyber-security agencies from FranceJapan, and New Zealand have published security alerts over the past week warning about a large uptick in Emotet malware attacks targeting their respective countries.

Emotet activity described in the alerts refers to email spam campaigns that originated from Emotet infrastructure and targeted companies and government agencies in the three countries.

Victim organizations who received the emails, opened, and then ran the attached documents were at risk of getting infected with one of today’s most dangerous malware.


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