DHS CISA Warns of Resurgence of Emotet Trojan Malware Cyberattacks


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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