Pacemakers and pacemaker programmers lack authentication and are plagued with thousands of software vulnerabilities across leading manufacturers.
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Rep. Tom Graves has revised a draft of the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act with new provisions that include mandatory notification and permission to recovery or destroy stolen data on the attacker’s computer.
A linguistics analysis of the 28 ransom notes included with WannaCry indicate that native Chinese and English speakers wrote the original note, Flashpoint said.
An academic paper to be presented today at IEEE posits that analysis of network signals provides a better early warning of malware than infections than current practices.
Researcher Chris Evans reported a new bug and showed how also used a previously known flaw in ImageMagick to leak Yahoo server data and steal images and authentication secrets.
A worm called EternalRocks has been spreading seven Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, including EternalBlue, which was used to spread WannaCry.
Tools are beginning to emerge that can be used to begin the process of recovering files encrypted by WannaCry on some Windows systems.
The PATCH Act proposes the formation of a review board that would formalize and make transparent the processes by which the government determines whether it will use or disclose a zero-day vulnerability.
Researchers urge Windows admins to apply MS17-010 before the next attack using the EternalBlue NSA exploit deploys a worse payload than WannaCry ransomware.