Researchers unveil February 2019’s most wanted malware


Coinhive has once again led Check Point’s Global Threat Index for the 15th consecutive month, despite the announcement that its services have been shut down from March 8th 2019.

GandCrab ransomware

Researchers have also discovered several widespread campaigns distributing the GandCrab ransomware that have targeted Japan, Germany, Canada and Australia. These nations are just part of the targeted countries. These operations have emerged over the last two months, and Check Point’s researchers noticed a new version of the ransomware being distributed in one of the latest campaigns.