When it comes to IT security, there is a natural tendency to focus on next-generation threats. But while awareness of newly discovered threats and vulnerabilities is essential, it is also important not to lose sight of long-established threats. Such is the case with Emotet malware.
As malware goes, Emotet has a surprisingly long history. Emotet malware first gained traction in 2014 as a Trojan that was designed to steal online banking information. Over time, Emotet evolved both in the way that it is delivered and in how it behaves.