Research follows comeback of infamous botnet Emotet
ESET Research has published a summary of what happened with the Emotet botnet since its comeback after a limited takedown.
New Emotet malware campaign bypasses Microsoft blocks
A new Emotet campaign is bypassing Microsoft blocks to distribute malicious OneNote files, according to Check Point Software Technologies.
Check Point reveals top threats and targeted industries for February 2023
Meanwhile, Emotet Trojan and Formbook Infostealer climbed the ranking taking second and third place respectively, while Education/Research remained the most targeted industry.
August's top malware: Emotet knocked off top spot
FormBook is now the most prevalent malware, taking over from Emotet, which has held that position since its reappearance in January.
Trickbot rebirths Emotet: 140,000 victims in 149 countries
There is potential for increased ransomware attacks due to new Emotet samples spreading through Trickbot, according to Check Point Research.
2021's Most Wanted: Emotet continues reign as top malware threat
The Emotet trojan continues to reign as top malware in January, despite international law enforcement taking control of its infrastructure.
Cybersecurity trends to look out for: Extortion among the top threats in 2021
Cyber-crime is evolving, driven by emerging trends — 2021 may be the first year when data extortion officially becomes the main threat to businesses worldwide.
With cyber-threats continuing to evolve, organisations need to remain in the fight in 2021
Teams can make improvements in 2021 by having a more comprehensive understanding of the threats that are out there and defining how they conduct operations to offer flexibility to adapt better.