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Data-stealing malware affects nearly 10m devices in 2023
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Data-stealing malware infected 10 million devices in 2023, pilfering an average of 51 login credentials per device, according to a Kaspersky study.
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Easy crypto on Crypto taxes: Ignorance is never bliss!
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As crypto trading gains momentum, with colossal drops and staggering climbs, many traders forget about ensuing tax requirements, wrongly assuming it to be outside conventional financial regulations.
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The future of crypto wallets - do we really need seed phrases?
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cryptocurrency
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cloud services
Crypto wallets evolution questions the sustainability of seed phrases amidst a surge in digital theft, as industry innovators contemplate safer alternatives.
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Kaspersky forecasts dark web cyber-crime surge in 2024
Tue, 23rd Jan 2024
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ransomware
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dark web
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cybersecurity
Kaspersky predicts a rise in cyber crime on the dark web with increases in malware distribution, crypto asset draining, and antivirus evasion,.
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Appdome unveils advanced Anti-Malware protections against Android accessibility service threats
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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malware
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cios
Appdome unveils anti-malware solution to counter Android Accessibility Service threats targeting financial apps.
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Ransomware named top malware for past seven years - Kaspersky
Tue, 20th Jun 2023
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malware
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ransomware
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dark web
The Kaspersky Digital Footprint Intelligence team presented a new study that reveals ransomware as the most widespread MaaS over the past seven years.
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Phishing preys on known brands such as Microsoft and Adobe - report
Fri, 5th May 2023
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microsoft
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phishing
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martech
Overall, two out of three threats people encounter online today use social engineering techniques, taking advantage of human weaknesses, the report finds.
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Ransomware attacks decreased 38% in January - report
Mon, 6th Mar 2023
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ransomware
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cyber attacks
Though a significant drop from the previous month, the total is the highest volume of attacks recorded in January over the last three years.
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Check Point reveals top malicious threats in June 2022
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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malware
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smartphones
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advanced persistent threat protection
New Android banking malware, MaliBot, emerges following FluBot takedown. It disguises itself as crypto mining apps and targets mobile banking users.
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Check Point discovers security flaw in major NFT marketplace
Thu, 21st Apr 2022
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cryptocurrency
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cios
Check Point Research has identified a security flaw in Rarible, an NFT marketplace with over two million active users.
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Making the metaverse: The digital infrastructure opportunity
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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colocation
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cloud services
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data centre operators
Enterprises are dreaming big, but to take the metaverse mainstream, they need a new approach to digital infrastructure.
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When implementing eCommerce cryptocurrency payments, think safety first
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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cloud services
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pos
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cryptocurrency
One in four businesses plan to accept cryptocurrency in 2022, but it comes with risks. Sift offers solutions to ensure secure transactions.
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Check Point Research reveals how hackers run token scams and 'Rug Pull' money - and how to avoid them
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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phishing
Scammers are altering smart contracts to create fraudulent tokens and stealing money from unsuspecting individuals, warns Check Point Research.
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Major cryptocurrency losses for SMBs from BlueNoroff threat actor
Thu, 20th Jan 2022
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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advanced persistent threat protection
Kaspersky experts uncover APT attacks by BlueNoroff, resulting in major cryptocurrency losses for small and medium-sized companies worldwide.
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New botnet uncovered known for sextortion and crypto-jacking
Fri, 17th Dec 2021
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cybersecurity
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sextortion
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check point software
Check Point Research is warning of a new variant of Phorpiex, a botnet known for sextortion and crypto-jacking.
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Scammers using Google Ads to steal $500k of cryptocurrency
Mon, 8th Nov 2021
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blockchain
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cryptocurrency
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phishing
Scammers are using Google Ads to steal cryptocurrency, with over $500k worth stolen in just a few days, according to Check Point Research.
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Callaghan Innovation places bets in local crypto startup
Wed, 31st Oct 2018
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callaghan innovation
Callaghan Innovation has placed $330,000 into a local cryptocurrency savings and trading startup now called Vimba.