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How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware

How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware

Information Security, News
How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware Microsoft recently reported about Dexphot, an evolving malware (malicious software) that exhibits a level of complexity and evolution aimed at evading traditional security protections and flying under the radar of cyber defenders. Microsoft, in its latest blog post “Insights from one year of tracking a polymorphic threat” reported that it first detected Dexphot in October 2018. On June 18, 2019 alone, the report said, computers infected by this malware reached 80,000. According to Microsoft, while Dexphot won’t attract media attention as this malware’s goal is simply to steal the infected computers’ computing power for cryptocurrency mining to raise revenue for the attackers, this malware “exemplifies the level of complexity and rate of evolution of even everyday threats, intent on…
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Tag: windows malware

How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware

How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware

Information Security, News
How to Protect Your Organization’s Network from Complex and Evolving Malware Microsoft recently reported about Dexphot, an evolving malware (malicious software) that exhibits a level of complexity and evolution aimed at evading traditional security protections and flying under the radar of cyber defenders. Microsoft, in its latest blog post “Insights from one year of tracking a polymorphic threat” reported that it first detected Dexphot in October 2018. On June 18, 2019 alone, the report said, computers infected by this malware reached 80,000. According to Microsoft, while Dexphot won’t attract media attention as this malware’s goal is simply to steal the infected computers’ computing power for cryptocurrency mining to raise revenue for the attackers, this malware “exemplifies the level of complexity and rate of evolution of even everyday threats, intent on…
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