With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and in view of Brunei's Ministry of Health advisory to implement social distancing measures, many organizations are encouraging or requiring staff to work from home for an indeterminate amount of time.
However, remote working creates additional opportunities for cyber threat actors to perform malicious cyber activities by exploring open vulnerabilities in less secured networks, thus gaining access to users’ data or the organization's network.
Zeus Sphinx trojan first appeared in August 2015. Also known as Zloader or Terdot, it resurfaced in December 2019 and became aggressive in March 2020. Like other banking trojans, Sphinx’s main ability is to collect credentials for online banking sites and the newer version is looking to cash in on interest in government relief efforts around the Covid- 19 pandemic.