Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the EternalRocks worm, the latest on WannaCry, a subtitle hack, and a Twitter flaw.
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A linguistics analysis of the 28 ransom notes included with WannaCry indicate that native Chinese and English speakers wrote the original note, Flashpoint said.
Researchers warn two features, not flaws, in Android can be used together to open devices up to attack.
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.
Attackers can remotely execute code on targeted systems via specially crafted subtitle files for videos.
A worm called EternalRocks has been spreading seven Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, including EternalBlue, which was used to spread WannaCry.
Jaya Baloo, CISO of KPN, the Netherlands’ leading telecommunications provider, talks to Mike Mimoso about the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and how large network providers and enterprises must contend with advanced attacks.
The Terror exploit kit has matured into a greater threat and carefully crafts attacks based on a user’s browser environment.
Tools are beginning to emerge that can be used to begin the process of recovering files encrypted by WannaCry on some Windows systems.