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COVID-19 Email Phishing Against U.S. Healthcare Providers

by Other | Other | 04/30/2020

llowing a global increase in malicious cyber activity exploiting fear derived from the COVID-19 pandemic, the FBI was notified of targeted email phishing attempts against US-based medical providers. These attempts leveraged email subject lines and content related to COVID19 to distribute malicious attachments, which exploited Microsoft Word Document files, 7-zip compressed files, Microsoft Visual Basic Script, Java, and Microsoft Executables. The FBI is providing indicators of compromise related to these phishing attempts to assist network defenders in protecting their environments. Additionally, the FBI is providing the attached list of hashes related to additional COVID-19 phishing.

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