Researchers urge Windows admins to apply MS17-010 before the next attack using the EternalBlue NSA exploit deploys a worse payload than WannaCry ransomware.
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The latest rant from the ShadowBrokers ends with news of a subscription service starting in June that will leak exploits and stolen data to paying customers.
WikiLeaks released details on what it claims are two frameworks for malware samples dubbed AfterMindnight and Assassin, both allegedly developed by the US Central Intelligence Agency.
Matthew Hickey, founder of HackerHouse and @hackerfantastic on Twitter, talks to Mike Mimoso about Friday’s WannaCry ransomware outbreak.
The news of the week is discussed, including this week’s Microsoft Malware Protection Engine bug, Handbrake OS X malware, the HP keylogger, Trump’s Cybersecurity EO, and more.
President Trump signed the cybersecurity executive order that mandates federal agencies implement the NIST Framework for risk management.
The FBI says Business Email Compromise scams are growing at astronomical rates, and businesses have lost $5.3 billion since 2013; $346 million in the U.S. alone in the second half of 2016.
NIST’s latest password guidelines focus less on length and complexity of secrets and more on other measures such as 2FA, throttling, and blacklists.
New clues surface on Shamoon’s ability steal credentials ahead of attacks.
Dan Geer’s Source Boston keynote included a declaration that cybersecurity and humanity’s future are forever conjoined.