Cyber criminals are focusing their operations to target employees of companies worldwide who maintain network access and an ability to escalate network privilege. During COVID-19 shelter-in-place and social distancing orders, many companies had to quickly adapt to changing environments and technology. With these restrictions, network access and privilege escalation may not be fully monitored. As more tools to automate services are implemented on companies’ networks, the ability to keep track of who has access to different points on the network, and what type of access they have, will become more difficult to regulate.
View this FBI Private Industry Notification at this link.