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August 14, 2022

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CISA, Australian partners issue advisory on ‘top malware strains’ encountered in 2021

By Charlie Mitchell / August 5, 2022

A new joint advisory from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and Australian cyber officials identifies and offers mitigation recommendations on malware strands observed most frequently in 2021 and used by cyber criminals in ransomware and other attacks.

“In 2021, the top malware strains included remote access Trojans (RATs), banking Trojans, information stealers, and ransomware. Most of the top malware strains have been in use for more than five years with their respective code bases evolving into multiple variations. The...

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