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Cryptocurrency miners poised for continued growth

WatchGuard threat intelligence from Q1 2018 revealed that 98.8 percent of seemingly common Linux/Downloader malware variants were actually designed to deliver a popular Linux-based cryptocurrency miner. This is just one of several

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Banking Trojans and cryptojacking on the rise

A new report analyzes threat data collected from approximately 750,000 Morphisec protected endpoints globally, between January 1 and March 31, 2018, as well as from in-depth investigations conducted by the

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Banking Trojans Replace Ransomware As Top Malware In Email For First Time Since 2016

It has been reported that for the first time since Q2 2016, banking Trojans have displaced ransomware as the top malware in email, accounting for almost 59% of all malicious

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Android Trojan Spreads via DNS Hijacking

An Android Trojan masquerading as popular mobile applications is propagating via smartphones roaming between Wi-Fi networks, Kaspersky Lab warns. Over the span of two months, the Moscow-based security firm observed

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Common IT Tools are the Hacker’s Favorites

Malware, along with targeted attacks that can move laterally and evade traditional detection methods, are a huge and growing concern. Popular hacker tools like Mimikatz are being combined with stolen NSA

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Prevention Is Better Than Cure – Are You Cyber Secure?

A cyber attack can be as simple as an email that looks like it comes from your bank and includes an urgent link for you to click. When you take

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Mobile Banking Trojans as Keen on Cryptocurrency as PC Malware

Recent research from IBM X-Force highlighted banking Trojan operators’ increasing interest in stealing cryptocurrency and analyzed a webinjection scheme the TrickBot Trojan used to deliver stolen coins to attackers’ wallets.

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Cryptojacking is the new malware

The success of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, is driving the increasing popularity of cryptomining, the process by which thse currencies are earned. At its core, mining for cryptocurrency requires massive

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Cryptomining malware continues to drain enterprise CPU power

Cryptomining malware continues to impact organizations globally as 23% were affected by the Coinhive variant during January 2018, according to Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index.Researchers discovered three different

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What can businesses learn from the cyber threat landscape of 2017?

Over the course of 2017, global cyber threats continued to evolve at pace, resulting in a dramatic reshaping of the cyber security landscape. Traditional threats such as generic Trojans, ransomware