Emotet Botnet Named ‘Most Wanted Malware’ for July 2020
State of Security
The Emotet botnet earned the title of “most wanted” malware family for the month of July 2020 following a period of inactivity.
Check Point revealed that Emotet threat activity had affected 5% of organizations worldwide in July 2020, thereby earning the malware the top spot in the security firm’s Global Threat Index for that month.
Emotet launched into these attacks following a five-month hiatus that ended in mid-July, as reported by Bleeping Computer.