‘Emails, advertisements used to spread malware’

  • | Monday | 11th March, 2019

The new cyber criminals are a mix of targeted attackers and those using popular malware to maintain their income stream,” said Prof Sharma. The researchers pointed to a few carriers of ‘infection’: mal-advertising where a click on a banner can download the malware and mal-spam where unsolicited email containing an attachment can download malware or ransomware. How are they spread in the system? AHMEDABAD: The WannaCry phenomenon in 2017 had raised awareness about ransomare through which hackers get control of a system or network and demand money to allow the users regain control. “They are using readily available windows systems administration tools as their route to advance through a system and drop malware.”Quoting earlier studies, the team members said that there was a 20% decrease in new malware infections in 2018.

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