Emotet can spread to poorly secured Wi-Fi networks and computers on them


Here’s yet another reason to secure Wi-Fi networks and Windows user accounts with a strong enough password: researchers have spotted and analyzed a variant of the Emotet Trojan that is able to spread to nearby wireless networks and compromise computers on them.

Emotet: An old threat

Emotet is one of the most versatile malware threats out there.

Its ability to download additional malware (more often than not the Trickbot Trojan – another huge enterprise threat) is just one of the things it’s capable of due to its modular nature.