Hackers are constantly tweaking the malware they design in ways that make them more effective, more annoying, and more dangerous. These days, it isn’t enough just to have a piece of software that steals passwords or spies on keyboards — the program should also install ransomware or self replicate in order to stand apart from the biggest names on the Dark Web.
Because of this sense of competition between hackers, it’s inevitable that malware will only become more aggressive as time goes on. For a perfect example, look no further than the TrickBot malware — a program designed to compromise emails. It’s been around for a while, but now, researchers have noticed it’s spreading fast due to a sneaky trick it pulls on hapless accounts! Click below to read this great story from Kim Komando
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