Feds Warn of TrickBot Spear-Phishing Attacks Delivering Malware Payload

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

A joint federal alert warns that all entities should be on the alert for a newly observed spear-phishing campaign, leveraging malicious emails to deliver the TrickBot malware payload. Healthcare administrators should review the alert to view attack methods and indicators of compromise.

TrickBot is highly modular and is delivered through multiple stages, as its hackers leverage a full suite of tools to conduct a range of nefarious activities. Its hackers are highly sophisticated and continuously evolve the threat to further its impact.

The malware has been active since 2016, first as a banking trojan and now as a variant often paired with other malicious threats.

The alert comes on the heels of...

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