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April 2019's Top 3 'most wanted' malware

April 2019’s Top 3 ‘most wanted’ malware

While April’s three most common malware variants were cryptominers, the remaining seven of the top ten were multi-purpose trojans.

Ransomware sees 325% increase from previous year

Ransomware sees 325% increase from previous year

In APAC, the region has seen business malware detections on the rise, similar to global trends.

Cryptocurrency mining malware becomes increasingly prevalent in Asia Pacific

First iOS trojan exploiting Apple DRM design flaws infects any iOS device

Even as businesses capitalize on the latest security intelligence and protections to stay ahead in the evolving cybersecurity landscape, Asia Pacific continues to be an attractive region for cybercriminals.

The number of mobile malware attacks doubles in 2018, as cybercriminals sharpen their distribution strategies

The number of mobile malware attacks doubles in 2018, as cybercriminals sharpen their distribution strategies

Despite more devices being attacked, the number of malware files has decreased, leading researchers to conclude that the quality of mobile malware has become more impactful and precise.

Qbot malware resurfaces in new attack against businesses

First iOS trojan exploiting Apple DRM design flaws infects any iOS device

This new persistent and difficult-to-detect Qbot version is designed to steal financial information.

 

This is the year apps start to show their real value

This is the year apps start to show their real value

5G is poised to go live in many cities globally in 2019.

Global ransomware attack could cost businesses almost $200B, new study finds

Global ransomware attack could cost businesses almost $200B, new study finds

A global ransomware cyber-attack could cost $193 billion and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide.

HKPC urges enterprises to adopt 'security by design' to sharpen IT security

IT news, Hong Kong Productivity Council, Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Centre, cybersecurity and cybercrime, malware

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) has urged enterprises to adopt “security by design” in IT security to stem data breaches and fend off cyber attacks targeting personal and financial data.

Malware detections targeting businesses increased by 270% in APAC

Malware detections targeting businesses increased by 270% in APAC

Malware authors pivoted in the second half of 2018 to target organizations over consumers, recognizing that businesses provided a bigger payoff.

McAfee Labs sees 480 new threats per minute in Q3 2018

First iOS trojan exploiting Apple DRM design flaws infects any iOS device

There was an average of 480 new threats per minute and a sharp increase in malware targeting IoT devices in in Q3 2018.