A new ransomware sample called PowerWare uses Windows PowerShell to download a malicious script and avoid storing files on the compromised machine.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the week in news, including how the FBI vacated Tuesday’s Apple hearing, a crypto iMessage bug that was patched, and the latest hospital to be hit by the ransomware Locky. The two also preview Badlock and what implications this week’s announcement may have for Microsoft and the rest of the industry.
Microsoft has implemented a new feature in Office designed to curb malware and ransomware by blocking macros in enterprise environments.
The ransomware Locky took another victim this week: Henderson, Kentucky’s Methodist Hospital.
Home Depot agreed to pay $19.5 million to compensate the 40 million cardholders it said were impacted by a massive 2014 data breach.
Millions of Android users are at risk of a new Metaphor exploit that can take over Samsung, LG and HTC phones in under 20 seconds.
Mitre Corporation will introduce a pilot program for classifying CVEs in response to critics who contend the agency is failing to keep pace with a massive influx of CVE number requests.
Investigators continue to focus on attack attribution, but Kaspersky researchers speaking at CanSecWest 2016 caution that attackers are manipulating data used to tie attacks to perpetrators.
New malware called AceDeceiver targets iOS devices in China and enables man-in-the-middle attacks that enable hackers to silently drop apps on infected devices.
Malvertisers tricked ad networks to run ads which link to Angler EK on major websites such as Answers.com.