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Top five most wanted malware families worldwide

14
Mar
2017
Top five most wanted malware families worldwide

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The Hancitor downloader has surged into the top five most wanted malware families worldwide for the first time, according to Check Point.

The downloader, that installs malicious payloads such as banking trojans and ransomware on infected devices, climbed 22 places after more than tripling its global impact in the past month. Hancitor, also known as Chanitor, is usually delivered as a macro-enabled Office document in phishing emails with “important” messages such as voicemails, faxes or invoices.

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