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2020 saw a surge in malware, ransomware and botnets - report
Fri, 14th Aug 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations to overhaul their defence strategies, according to Fortinet's Global Threat Landscape Report.
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Bitdefender reveals new botnet which 'puts others to shame'
Thu, 9th Apr 2020
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New 'dark_nexus' IoT botnet outstrips predecessors in complexity, says Bitdefender.
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Microsoft takes down malicious botnet after years of tracking
Fri, 13th Mar 2020
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The botnet, called Necurs, gained control of the computers using malware and used them to commit crimes remotely.
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Check Point report highlights latest cyber-threats worldwide
Tue, 21st Jan 2020
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Check Point unveils 2020 Cyber Security threats; rampant cryptomining and targeted ransomware surge.
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Black Friday alert: Financial botnets targeting eCommerce apparel sites
Tue, 26th Nov 2019
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Black Friday is arguably the most anticipated retail sales period in the world, when brands offer consumers the largest discounts and promotional offers.
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September’s top malware, Emotet botnet strikes again – Check Point
Mon, 14th Oct 2019
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Check Point’s researchers report that the notorious botnet has been reactivated and is spreading active campaigns again.
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Australia, NZ and Singapore in cybercriminal firing line
Thu, 4th Jul 2019
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Oz, NZ, and SG under siege from cyber threats, with firms facing 1.5m weekly malware attempts, says Zscaler.
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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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FBI disrupts multiple botnets as part of anti-fraud operation
Thu, 29th Nov 2018
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FBI and F-Secure tackle '3ve' fraud, dismantle botnets that used 1.7m IPs for ad scam.
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Security cameras – a latent botnet network?
Wed, 14th Nov 2018
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In a comparison of 16 indoor and outdoor IP surveillance cameras, researchers found only one well-protected device.
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Exclusive: Why botnets will swarm IoT devices
Tue, 13th Nov 2018
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Botnets evolve into 'swarmbots', posing new cyber risks.
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Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Mon, 5th Nov 2018
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DDoS attacks dip as cybercriminals pivot to crypto mining; schools remain key targets.
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2018’s worst malware revealed in report
Fri, 2nd Nov 2018
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Webroot's 'Nastiest Malware' list warns of botnets, ransomware and cryptomining menaces in 2018.
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Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Tue, 18th Sep 2018
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New Xbash malware devastates servers with no fix post-ransom, as Unit 42 links it to Iron Group.
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2018 proves to be a mixed bag of severe cyber threats, report finds
Mon, 17th Sep 2018
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Cyber attacks surge in 2018; businesses struggle as attackers reap rewards, says Fortinet report.
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Botnet activity spreading multi-purpose malware tools
Wed, 5th Sep 2018
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Multi-purpose malware surge as botnets evolve, Kaspersky finds.
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DDoS attacks combining new and tried-and-true techniques
Thu, 2nd Aug 2018
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DDoS botnets attacked online resources in 74 countries in Q2 2018, reveals Kaspersky Lab report. Hong Kong now ranks second among the most attacked countries.
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APAC to lead market growth in botnet detection solutions and services
Tue, 15th May 2018
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Asia Pacific will experience a 36% CAGR for botnet detection solutions and services, exceeding growth rates in North America and Europe.
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Asia Pacific nations undeniably caught up in botnet traffic - report
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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China, South Korea, Vietnam, India, and Australia amongst the top five Asia Pacific countries sending out the most malicious internet traffic.
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Necurs botnet erupts from dormancy to churn out 100,000 spam emails over Easter
Thu, 5th Apr 2018
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One of the world’s largest spam botnets is back in action and this time it is spreading a Trojan downloader that can deliver nasty malware surprises.
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Chinese websites targeted in drive-by download attack that drops DDoS bot
Tue, 27th Feb 2018
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Chinese sites hit by old Avzhan bot in drive-by malware spree.
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IoT bank attacks on show at INTERPOL's Digital Security Challenge
Fri, 23rd Feb 2018
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INTERPOL hosts first Vienna cyber drill, simulating an IoT-driven bank heist to hone global response skills.
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Microsoft, ESET & law enforcement disrupt Gamarue botnet
Wed, 6th Dec 2017
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Microsoft, ESET, the FBI, Interpol, Europol and other security stakeholders have collectively dismantled a major botnet operation known as Gamarue.
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the IoTroop botnet: Could it be the next 'cyber hurricane'?
Wed, 25th Oct 2017
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The rapid evolution of ‘IoTroop’ is happening much faster than the Mirai botnet; and it is enslaving IoT devices at a faster rate too.