After WannaCry, Fireball malware infects 250 million computers

Security firm Check Point Threat Intelligence discovered this high volume threat which has infected more than 250 million computers worldwide.

Originating from China, this malware has two main powers. It can run any malicious code on the victim’s computer. It can also hijack and manipulate infected users’ traffic to generate fraudulent ad revenue. The most infected countries are India (10.1%) and Brazil (9.6%).