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Check Point reveals rise of NJRat & AgentTesla in cyber threat landscape
Check Point's latest Global Threat Index exposes a surge in Remote Access Trojan NJRat and an AgentTesla campaign.
Check Point reveals 8% spike in global cyberattacks by mid-2023
Lockbit3 leads ransomware surge in the year's first half, while unconventional targets surface amid new attack patterns.
Check Point reveals Trojan Qbot most prevalent malware of 2023
Check Point Software Technologies reveals that the Trojan Qbot is the most prevalent malware of 2023, with SpinOk and ransomware also causing concern.
Check Point reveals top malware and vulnerabilities in April 2023
Researchers uncovered a substantial Qbot malspam campaign distributed through malicious PDF files attached to emails seen in multiple languages.
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
Check Point Software Technologies has released its Global Threat Index for February 2023, highlighting the return of the Remcos Trojan to the top ten list.
Check Point reveals malware impacting 7% of all organisations
This month saw keylogger AgentTesla take first place as the most widespread malware, impacting 7% of organisations worldwide.
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.
Check Point reveals top malicious threats in June 2022
New Android banking malware, MaliBot, emerges following FluBot takedown. It disguises itself as crypto mining apps and targets mobile banking users.
Check Point Research reveals botnets on the rise, software vendors hit hard by cyber attacks
Software vendors experience largest year-on-year growth at 146% in 2021, according to Check Point Research's Security Report.
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.
Trickbot takes over from Dridex as most prevalent malware
Established Dridex trojan has dropped off altogether after being one of the most popular malwares in recent months amidst a global surge in ransomware.
Most wanted malware Dridex remains in top position amidst global surge in ransomware attacks
The Dridex trojan remains the most prevalent malware, often used in the initial stages of ransomware attacks, says 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.
Microsoft top targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020
Microsoft was the most targeted brand by cyber criminals in Q4 2020, as they tried to exploit remote working during the pandemic. DHL came second.
Emotet remains leading malware in global threat index
The malware has impacted 7% of organisations globally, following a spam campaign which targeted more than 100,000 users per day during the holiday season.
2020's most wanted malware: Trickbot and Emotet trojans driving spike in ransomware attacks
Trickbot and Emotet are being used to distribute ransomware against hospitals globally, according to research from Check Point.
Cybercriminals most likely to impersonate Apple, Netflix in phishing attacks
Tech giants most mimicked in Q1 phishing scams, warns Check Point report.
6 months under siege: the malware story so far in 2017
Maya Horowitz, Threat Intelligence Group Manager at Check Point explores the major trends in global malware attacks during the first half of 2017.