Emotet Malware Returns with 100K Daily Emails, New Evasion Tactics

Health IT Security: The notorious Emotet trojan malware variant has reemerged after a two month lull. The hackers behind the attacks added new evasion tactics and are sending more than 100,000 emails a day, according to recent reports from Cofense and Malwarebytes.

Emotet has been around for several years, and its hackers will commonly partner with other cybercriminals for multi-leveled attacks. Previous iterations have been paired with the TrickBot Trojan, as well as Ryuk, which has wreaked havoc on the healthcare sector in the past.

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