Who Is Behind the Comeback of Emotet?

Conti ransomware is a very dangerous malicious actor because of how quickly it encrypts data and spreads to other computers. To get remote access to the affected PCs, the organization…

The Notorious Emotet Is Back: What Organizations Need to Know

Almost a year after an international law enforcement effort supposedly defeated it, Emotet, aka “the world’s most dangerous botnet,” has returned. Earlier this week, German security researcher Luca Ebach reported…

College for cyber criminals: Dark web crooks are teaching courses on how to build botnets

Botnets are one of the key drivers of cyberattacks, used to distribute malware, ransomware and other malicious payloads – and dark web forums are now offering lessons on how to…

New Emotet Spam Campaigns Hard at Work  

After a ten-month absence, the Emotet malware seems to be back in business, delivering malicious documents around the world by employing the help of spam campaigns. Source What Happened? In…

Emotet malware reemerges, building botnet via Trickbot malware

Bad news for the cybersecurity fraternity. Emotet malware that was dubbed the “World’s Most Dangerous” and “Widely Spread Malware” is back. As per a report from security researcher Luca Ebach,…

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet

Emotet is Rebuilding its Botnet Cybersecurity professionals are unsurprised by the apparent return of Emotet malware.  First discovered as a banking trojan in 2014, the malware evolved into a powerful…

Emotet Malware Appears to Be Back in Business

Emotet is a kind of malware known as banking Trojans. Malspam, or spam emails carrying malware, is the most common way for it to propagate (hence the term). To persuade…

Emotet Resurfaces on the Back of TrickBot After Nearly a Year

Researchers observed what looks like the Emotet botnet – the “world’s most dangerous malware” – reborn and distributed by the trojan it used to deliver. Emotet, one of the most…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

Emotet, once the world's most dangerous malware, is back

Emotet, once described as “the world’s most dangerous malware” before being taken down by a major international police operation, is apparently back – and being installed on Windows systems infected…