Remote access nightmare: amount of malware that is new backdoors increases more than 40% in 2018

Out of all the new malicious files detected in 2018, the amount that turned out to be backdoors rose by 44%, while the volume of ransomware increased by 43%. One in three (30.01%) computers encountered at least one online malicious…

The start of 2017 witnessed a 5,000-fold decrease in the world’s largest spam botnet mailings

The start of 2017 witnessed a 5,000-fold decrease in the world’s largest spam botnet mailings Amid a sharp drop in the number of malicious mass mailings, spam actors are learning new ways to bypass spam filters to succeed in their…

Trend Micro : Android-based Smart TVs Hit By Backdoor Spread Via Malicious App

With the year-end shopping season over, many consumers now have various new smart gadgets in their homes – one particularly popular gadget being smart TVs. These TVs are more than just passive display devices; many of them can even run Android apps as well.…

Trend Micro Identifies 8 Backdoor Techniques that Attackers Use to Steal Company Data

Trend Micro Identifies 8 Backdoor Techniques that Attackers Use to Steal Company Data     5 August 2014 – Backdoors let attackers control unprotected computers from just about any network, including public, home, and office systems. Taking advantage of a backdoor’s techniques—the…