DHS CISA Warns of Resurgence of Emotet Trojan Malware Cyberattacks

HealthITSecurity.com

Jessica Davis

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released an alert for all sectors, warning of a resurgence in sophisticated cyberattacks leveraging the notorious Emotet trojan malware variant.

Drafted in partnership with the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), CISA warns the sophisticated trojan resumed targeted attacks beginning in July. At that time, Proofpoint and Malwarebytes warned Emotet hackers resurfaced after a five-month hiatus with a massive phishing campaign. The threat had not been observed since February.

Emotet is an advanced trojan that...

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