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Cybercrime losses exceed $1.4B in 2017

Two of the top three crimes, non-payment/non-delivery, and personal data breaches were also in the top spot in 2016 while phishing beat out 419/overpayment scams which dropped to fourth place in 2017, affecting only 23,135 victims compared to the 25,716 victims in 2016.

Polymorphic Monero-Mining RETADUP Worm keeps threat detection on its toes

A cryptocurrency mining worm written in the same open-source scripting language used for creating Windows hotkeys and using polymorphism is giving conventional threat detection techniques a run for their money. Trend Micro researchers identified the malware via the endpoint of public sector organization as an AutoHotKey variant of the Monero-Mining RETADUP worm. “AutoHotKey is relatively…

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