In another major incident in 2018, cash was taken from ATMs in 23 separate countries. To date, the Lazarus FASTCash operation is estimated to have stolen tens of millions of dollars.
Despite malware being a pivotal attack vector, companies are unable to defend against data-theft malware running wild in their network.
Google recently removed 85 apps from the Play Store after it was discovered that they were infected with a malware that can steal social-network credentials from the devices of the users.
Millions of Android smartphones may be affected with Judy malware, Google forced to remove infected apps from Play Store
Google removed apps that uses Judy malware to generate large amounts of fraudulent clicks on advertisements, generating revenues for the malware creator
So far, at least two targets of the StoneDrill wiper have been identified, one based in the Middle East and the other in Europe