New browser-hacking malware turns 250 million computers into ‘zombies’

While Check Point’s report didn’t break down the infected countries by industry, healthcare security leaders should add this newest outbreak to their threat intelligence radar and monitor for any developments. About 250 million computers have been infected worldwide by a high volume Chinese threat operation that hijacks web browsers and turns computers into ‘zombies,’ according to a Check Point report released Thursday. The operation, run by Chinese digital marketing firm Rafotech, uses the malware to manipulate the victim’s browsers and...