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In August, the updated Qbot Trojan first entered the top of the most widespread malware

Check Point has released its monthly Global Threat Index for August 2020. According to the researchers, the updated Qbot Trojan (aka QuakBot, Qakbot and Pinkslipbot) first entered the TOP of the most widespread malware in the world, where it took tenth place. xperts discovered Qbot back in 2008, and over the years it has evolved from an ordinary info-stealer into a real “Swiss knife” for hackers. Today, Qbot is capable of, for example, delivering other types of malware to the infected system, and can even be used to remotely connect to the target system to carry out banking transactions using the victim’s IP address. “As a rule, Qbot spreads in a classic way: through phishing emails that contain dangerous attachments …

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Check Point named the most dangerous malware of November 2019

Check Point Research Team, Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global cybersecurity solutions provider, published the Global Threat Index report, listing the most dangerous malware of November 2019. xperts said that for the first time in three years, a mobile Trojan entered the general list of malware, and it has become the most widespread mobile threat in the last month. The XHelper Mobile Trojan has been active since March 2019. A multi-purpose trojan designed for Android users is able to download other malicious applications and display malicious ads. “The application is able to hide itself from user and mobile anti-virus programs and reinstall itself if the user uninstalls it. Over the past six months, the malware code has …

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The most dangerous malware of November 2019
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