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Emotet malware evolves to spread via WiFi

Emotet, a common and highly damaging piece of malware, can now spread via WiFi and almost every WiFi network is vulnerable. After starting as a banking trojan (malware designed to give remote access) in 2014, Emotet has continually evolved. It’s first major evolution allowed it to spread malicious software, such as crypto lockers, making it popular with cyber criminals worldwide. Now, research by Binary Defense has discovered a new evolution, the ability to breach WiFi networks. Until now, Emotet had…

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Free dedicated WIPS sensor when you purchase qualifying Watchguard Wireless products

Wireless Intrusion Prevention System, known as WIPS, is a system which identifies threats to your wireless network and takes active steps to mitigate them. It’s a highly recommended technology but one which is not commonly deployed by many organisations, despite it being the most effective way of preventing intrusions into wireless networks and regular airspace assessments being a regulatory requirement in some industries (such as retail and hospitality). To make deploying WIPS, and protecting your customers’ data, more affordable IXCG…

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