Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including zero day vulnerabilities–both in Adobe Flash and Windows, a nasty vulnerability in SAP business applications, Mozilla asking FBI to disclose a Tor exploit, and more.
Browsing Category: Malware
The latest Petya ransomware attacks come with a twist; if Petya is not granted privileges to encrypt the Master File Table, it instead installs Mischa ransomware.
100 North American firms fell victim to a Microsoft zero day exploit targeting retail, restaurant and hospitality verticals.
The Viking Horde Android malware campaign can leverage victims’ phones for ad fraud, carry out DDoS attacks, send spam, and more, researchers warn.
IBM enlists the help of eight universities to teach its Watson supercomputer to fight cybercrime.
A Duo Labs report reveals the dangers of unpatched and outdated software used in business world.
Police in Bangladesh this week alleged that technicians associated with the financial network SWIFT introduced vulnerabilities which made it easier for hackers to infiltrate the systems of Bangladesh Bank.
Two-year-old Bucbi ransomware is making a comeback with new capabilities added, transforming the simple malware into Swiss Army Knife for cyber crime.
Microsoft’s twice-annual SIR bellwether security report highlights malware, fraudulent login attempts and the staying power of really old software bugs.
Mike Mimoso, Chris Brook, and Tom Spring, discuss the week in news, including a first hand account of an online casino getting hit by ransomware, Brazil shutting down WhatsApp, and attackers mining an ADP portal for W-2s.