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Cyber alerts

We issue cyber security alert notifications to health and care organisations, ranging from weekly threat bulletins to immediate high-severity alerts.

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June 2021

CC-3887

Moobot Botnet

Published: Thursday 17 June 2021, Last updated: Friday 18 June 2021

A new Mirai variant

  • Severity: Low
  • Type: Malware
CC-3880

SkinnyBoy Backdoor

Published: Tuesday 8 June 2021, Last updated: Wednesday 9 June 2021

A new backdoor and information stealer from the APT28 threat group, Fancy Bear

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware
CC-3874

Epsilon Red Ransomware

Published: Thursday 3 June 2021, Last updated: Friday 11 June 2021

A ransom tool which targets Windows and is delivered through vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware

May 2021

CC-2484

Phorpiex (Trik) Botnet

Published: Thursday 27 May 2021, Last updated: Thursday 27 May 2021

A modular botnet and worm which drops other malware and distributes spam

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware
CC-3864

Zeppelin Ransomware

Published: Friday 21 May 2021, Last updated: Thursday 27 May 2021

A ransomware tool used in double extortion attacks

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware
CC-3867

STRRAT Remote Access Trojan

Published: Friday 21 May 2021, Last updated: Thursday 27 May 2021

A RAT which disguises itself as ransomware and steals credentials

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware
CC-3862

Remcos RAT

Published: Thursday 20 May 2021, Last updated: Thursday 20 May 2021

Remote Control & Surveillance software for cyber criminals

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware
CC-3852

Panda Stealer Crypto Stealer

Published: Thursday 13 May 2021, Last updated: Thursday 13 May 2021

A new backdoor cryptocurrency stealer

  • Severity: Low
  • Type: Malware
CC-3855

Cuba Ransomware

Published: Tuesday 11 May 2021, Last updated: Tuesday 11 May 2021

A ransomware tool used in double extortion attacks

  • Severity: Low
  • Type: Malware
CC-3848

Pingback Backdoor

Published: Friday 7 May 2021, Last updated: Friday 7 May 2021

A new backdoor using ICMP based command and control

  • Severity: Medium
  • Type: Malware