Reprinted from NJCCIC

Malicious actors leverage public interest during natural disasters and other high profile events in order to conduct financial fraud and disseminate malware. The landfalls and impending landfalls of Hurricanes Florence, Isaac, and Helene, Tropical Storm Olivia, and Typhoon Mangkhut will highly likely propel the emergence of new and recycled scams involving financial fraud and malware.

This MS-ISAC Cyber Intel Advisory contains previous observations and recommendations to assist users and technical administrators in guarding against the persistent malicious actions of cyber criminals.


The NJCCIC encourages recipients who discover signs of malicious cyber activity to contact the NJCCIC via the cyber incident report form at

Please do not hesitate to contact the NJCCIC at  with any questions.  Also, for more background on our recent cybersecurity efforts please visit