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Check Point reveals Global Threat Index with Formbook as top malware
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Cybersecurity leader Check Point unveils Global Threat Index, identifying Formbook as September's dominant malware.
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Research follows comeback of infamous botnet Emotet
Fri, 7th Jul 2023
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ESET Research has published a summary of what happened with the Emotet botnet since its comeback after a limited takedown.
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New Emotet malware campaign bypasses Microsoft blocks
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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A new Emotet campaign is bypassing Microsoft blocks to distribute malicious OneNote files, according to Check Point Software Technologies.
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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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August's top malware: Emotet knocked off top spot
Fri, 16th Sep 2022
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FormBook is now the most prevalent malware, taking over from Emotet, which has held that position since its reappearance in January.
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Trickbot rebirths Emotet: 140,000 victims in 149 countries
Fri, 10th Dec 2021
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
There is potential for increased ransomware attacks due to new Emotet samples spreading through Trickbot, according to Check Point Research.
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2021's Most Wanted: Emotet continues reign as top malware threat
Wed, 17th Feb 2021
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retail
The Emotet trojan continues to reign as top malware in January, despite international law enforcement taking control of its infrastructure.
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Cybersecurity trends to look out for: Extortion among the top threats in 2021
Thu, 11th Feb 2021
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Cyber-crime is evolving, driven by emerging trends — 2021 may be the first year when data extortion officially becomes the main threat to businesses worldwide.
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With cyber-threats continuing to evolve, organisations need to remain in the fight in 2021
Mon, 16th Nov 2020
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2020 has shown that basic cybersecurity measures are not enough. In 2021, organizations must adapt and be more proactive in their defense against cyber threats.