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FortiGuard Labs report surge in ransomware, botnets attack the Edge

FortiGuard Labs report surge in ransomware, botnets attack the Edge

Ransomware is surging, according to the latest Global Threat Landscape Report from FortiGuard Labs. The report, released in August, gives us a good idea of what the cybersecurity landscape looks like. Threat intelligence from the first half of this year shows a tenfold increase in ransomware att... Read more

date1 year ago
Office Documents responsible for 43% of all malware downloads

Office Documents responsible for 43% of all malware downloads

Netskope released the fifth edition of its Cloud and Threat Report, covering cloud data risks, threats, and trends it saw throughout the quarter. The report finds that cloud storage apps are responsible for more than 66% of cloud malware delivery. The report said that in this year's Q2, 43% of a... Read more

date1 year ago
Law enforcement wipes out Emotet malware with self-destruct code

Law enforcement wipes out Emotet malware with self-destruct code

EU cops use a customized Windows library to cause the malware to erase itself Windows malware Emotet erased itself from thousands of computers this week. European law enforcement sent the self destruct order using a customized Windows Dynamic Link Library, or DLL. The European authorities had... Read more

date2 years ago
Dutch police places warning on hacker forums

Dutch police places warning on hacker forums

The Dutch police have posted messages on various hacker forums emphasising their aggressive stance against cybercrime. The police recently took down a major botnet. The messages were posted on Raid and XSS, two forums that are very accessible and popular with hackers, writes ZDNet. In the messag... Read more

date2 years ago
Emotet attacks spike in France, Japan, and New Zealand

Emotet attacks spike in France, Japan, and New Zealand

Cybersecurity agencies from Japan, France, and New Zealand have issued security alerts in recent publications. In the publications, they warn about a massive spike in Emotet malware attack. The Emotet activity involves email spam campaigns that are a product of the Emotet infrastructure. They ha... Read more

date2 years ago