Just in time for the end of the year, the number of attacks with the most dangerous malware in the world is steadily increasing – Emotet. The experts from the Hornetsecurity Security Lab have been able to observe a particularly conspicuous campaign since December 19, 2019.
Cyber-criminals are sending emails in the name of an alleged supporter of climate activism, Greta Thunberg. Greta and the climate strikes initiated by her, have been causing a stir for a year now. The Fridays For Future Movement, which she founded, has become a global climate protection movement and has received a lot of media attention over the previous months.
Hackers also take advantage of the debate about Greta. The Hornetsecurity Security Lab has intercepted emails in which cyber-criminals ask the recipients for support in a large demonstration for climate protection. The time and address of the global strike can allegedly be found in the attached file.