Tag Archive: Most Wanted Malware

September’s Most Wanted Malware: Locky Shoots Back Up Global Rankings

October 11, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Index has revealed a massive increase in worldwide Locky attacks during September, with the ransomware impacting 11.5% of organizations globally over the course of the month. Locky has... Click to Read More

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

2017-7-24 Global Cyber Attack Reports

July 24, 2017 5:28 pm

TOP ATTACKS AND BREACHES  A vulnerability in Parity’s Ethereum wallet software has led to the theft of $30M worth of Ethereum cryptocurrency coins. Parity’s wallet software provides Ethereum coins holders the ability to... Click to Read More

June’s Most Wanted Malware: RoughTed Malvertising Campaign Impacts 28% of Organizations

July 17, 2017 4:14 pm

THE TAKEAWAY Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index revealed that 28% of organizations globally were affected by the Roughted malvertising campaign during June. IN CONTEXT A large-scale malvertising campaign, RoughTed is used... 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

April’s Most Wanted Malware: Exploit Kit Attacks Continue, While Slammer Worm Resurfaces Again

May 17, 2017 6:00 am

Check Point’s latest Global Threat Impact Index detected a continued increase in the number of organizations being targeted with Exploit Kits, as Rig EK became the most prevalent form of attack, while there... Click to Read More