Tag Archive: Fireball

August’s Most Wanted Malware: Banking Trojans and Ransomware That Want Your Money

September 18, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed that banking trojans were extensively used by cyber-criminals during August with three main variants appearing in the top 10. The Zeus, Ramnit and Trickbot banking... Click to Read More

July’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed and Fireball Decrease, But Stay Most Prevalent

August 21, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index reveals that that the number of organizations impacted globally by the RoughTed malvertising campaign fell by over a third during July, from 28% to 18%. RoughTed... Click to Read More

Cyber Attack Trends: Mid-Year Report

August 17, 2017 6:00 am

Looking back at the first half of 2017, the word ransomware is probably one of the first that come to mind, courtesy of WannaCry and the more recent Petya attacks that dominated the... Click to Read More

May’s Most Wanted Malware: Fireball and Wannacry Impact More Than 1 in 4 Organizations Globally

July 6, 2017 5:52 pm

THE TAKEAWAY: Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index revealed more than one in four organizations globally was affected by the Fireball or Wannacry attacks during May. The top three malware families were... Click to Read More

FIREBALL – The Chinese Malware of 250 Million Computers Infected

June 1, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point Threat Intelligence and research teams recently discovered a high volume Chinese threat operation which has infected over 250 million computers worldwide. The installed malware,  Fireball, takes over target browsers and turns... Click to Read More