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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


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


ICO protection: Key threats, attack tools and safeguards

Group-IB has analyzed the basic information security risks for the cryptoindustry and compiled a rating of key threats to an ICO (initial coin offering).On average, over 100 attacks are conducted


North Korean Defectors Targeted in Mobile Espionage Campaign

Malicious APK files are being used to attack North Korean defectors and journalists with the KakaoTalk chat app, a popular mobile communication method in South Korea.According to the McAfee Mobile


Return of Necurs botnet brings new ransomware threat

The Necurs botnet has returned to the top ten most prevalent malware during November 2017, as cybercriminals used it to distribute a new form of ransomware, according to Check Point.Researchers

Identity Theft

MoneyTaker’s stealthy hacking spree spread from US to Russia

A stealthy group of Russian-speaking hackers has been targeting financial organizations (banks, credit unions, lenders) in the US and Russia, stealing money and documentation that could be used for new


The next step in network security evolution

In 1987, Bernd Fix developed a method to neutralize the Vienna virus, becoming the first known antivirus software developer. In 2017, as we pass the 30-year anniversary, a lot has

Industry Insights

Addressing the Financial Services Cybersecurity Threat

By Dr. Hari N. Kuchibhotla, Paul Murray & Dr. Ron McFarland, Introduction Cybersecurity, in particular as it relates to the financial services sector, has been reported in the media as


BankBot Trojan bypasses again security checks implemented by Google for the Play Store

Once again crooks succeeded in publishing a malware in the official Google Play Store deceiving the anti-malware protections implemented by the tech giant.A team composed of security experts from several


Sneaky malware downloader found in apps on Google Play

Google has removed from Google Play eight apps that have served as downloaders for Android banking malware.The packages – a mixture of Android cleaners and news app – looked pretty