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Cyber threats surge in APAC region, reveals Group-IB report
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Group-IB reveals a 39% surge in ransomware attacks across APAC, with the region named as a prime target for advanced cyber threats.
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Check Point reveals rise of NJRat & AgentTesla in cyber threat landscape
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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Check Point's latest Global Threat Index exposes a surge in Remote Access Trojan NJRat and an AgentTesla campaign.
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Kaspersky uncovers 3-year old supply chain attack campaign
Fri, 22nd Sep 2023
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Kaspersky identifies new Linux-targeting malware campaign using infected Free Download Manager software, stealing sensitive information.
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Infoblox reveals attackers shift in malware tactics
Wed, 26th Jul 2023
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Infoblox reports that the Decoy Dog remote access trojan (RAT) toolkit, suspected to be used in nation-state cyber attacks, is spreading and evolving.
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Check Point reveals Trojan Qbot most prevalent malware of 2023
Wed, 12th Jul 2023
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Check Point Software Technologies reveals that the Trojan Qbot is the most prevalent malware of 2023, with SpinOk and ransomware also causing concern.
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Trojanised WhatsApp and Telegram applications stealing crypto funds
Mon, 20th Mar 2023
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Rhreat actors are going after victims’ cryptocurrency funds using trojanised Telegram and WhatsApp applications.
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Check Point reveals top threats and targeted industries for February 2023
Wed, 15th Mar 2023
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malware
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phishing
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advanced persistent threat protection
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.
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Zimperium reveals new Android threat 'the Schoolyard Bully'
Wed, 7th Dec 2022
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Zimperium has revealed details of a newly discovered Android threat campaign that has been stealing Facebook credentials from unsuspecting users since 2018.
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Check Point reveals malware impacting 7% of all organisations
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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This month saw keylogger AgentTesla take first place as the most widespread malware, impacting 7% of organisations worldwide.
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Kaspersky uncovers banking malware on the prowl in APAC
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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cybersecurity
Global cybersecurity company Kaspersky warns of more mobile banking attacks against Android and iOS devices in APAC.
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Trojan cyber attacks hitting SMBs harder than ever - Kaspersky
Mon, 23rd May 2022
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In 2022 the number of Trojan-PSW detections increased by almost a quarter compared to the same period in 2021 to reach 4,003,323.
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Malicious cryptocurrency scheme targets Android and iOS users
Mon, 28th Mar 2022
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Researchers have discovered a sophisticated malicious cryptocurrency scheme that targets mobile devices running Android or iOS.
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Check Point reveals the top 10 malware affecting New Zealanders in November
Wed, 15th Dec 2021
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Formbook, Emotet, and Trickbot take the top three spots in November's list from the Check Point Software threat intelligence arm.
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Kaspersky uncovers malicious version of Whatsapp mod
Thu, 26th Aug 2021
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application security
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Malicious FMWhatsapp mod discovered spreading Triada mobile Trojan, leaving users vulnerable to illegal activity.
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Agent Tesla Trojan can evade endpoint protection, Sophos reports
Thu, 4th Feb 2021
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Agent Tesla originally surfaced in 2014. It is widely available on criminal marketplaces, and continues to evolve.
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A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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Sophos presents a 20-year retrospective of cyber-threats, from the Worm Era to the Monetisation Era and the current Ransomware Era.
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2020 saw a surge in detected malicious files — Kaspersky
Thu, 17th Dec 2020
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Kaspersky detected more trojans, backdoors and worms than last year, representing an overall 5.2% increase in detected malicious files year-on-year.
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Kaspersky identifies new banking malware targeting mobile users
Wed, 11th Nov 2020
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Kaspersky discovers new banking malware that targets mobile users worldwide, with a particular focus on Brazil.
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Cryptomining trojan malware discovered by ESET researchers
Thu, 3rd Sep 2020
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firewall
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network management
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network security
Newly discovered malware, KryptoCibule, is targeting victims in Czechia and Slovakia to steal cryptocurrencies undetected.
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ESET discovers campaign stealing bitcoins from darknet users
Tue, 22nd Oct 2019
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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ESET researchers have discovered a trojanised Tor Browser that cybercriminals use to steal bitcoins from darknet market buyers.
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430,000 people hit with financial malware
Mon, 5th Aug 2019
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malware
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cybersecurity
Financial malware spikes 7%, targeting firms and users, per Kaspersky's latest data.
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DanaBot banking Trojan: How to protect your organisation
Wed, 5th Dec 2018
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email security
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DanaBot is a Trojan written in the Delphi programming language that includes banking site web injections and stealer functions.
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MEGA's Chrome extension hacked; third party credentials exposed
Thu, 6th Sep 2018
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The malicious Chrome extension asks for elevated permissions & steals credentials from sites such as Amazon, GitHub, Live.com, My Monero, plus others.
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Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Wed, 5th Sep 2018
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Multi-purpose malware surge as botnets evolve, Kaspersky finds.