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Check Point names February’s most disruptive malware
Tue, 12th Mar 2019
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Coinhive tops malware chart for 15th month amid rising global cyber threats, reports Check Point.
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Malware downloader on the rise in Check Point’s latest Threat Index
Wed, 16th Jan 2019
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Organisations continue to be targeted by cryptominers, despite an overall drop in value across all cryptocurrencies in 2018.
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2018 sees 1,500% increase in coinmining malware - report
Wed, 19th Dec 2018
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eSentire report: Coinmining malware surged 1500% in 2018 amid crypto boom, botnets up 500%.
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Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
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MikroTik routers in NZ may be at risk of cryptomining - Symantec
Mon, 20th Aug 2018
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Mass coin miner hack hits 157k MikroTik routers; patch urgently says Symantec.
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Use of banking trojans up 50%, cryptomining still dominant malware – report
Tue, 10th Jul 2018
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Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index reveals that Trojan malware families enter Top 10 Most Wanted Ranking; Cryptomining remains top of the list.
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Check Point releases January’s ‘most wanted’ malware
Wed, 21st Feb 2018
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23% of organisations around the world were affected by Check Point's 'most wanted' malware in January, a 'lucrative' revenue stream for criminals.