Attackers managed to hijack the website of Linux Mint to push a backdoored ISO version of the software to users over the weekend.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including the iPhone encryption debacle, the glibc Linux vulnerability, and the latest ransomware headlines.
After being knocked offline for nearly two weeks officials at a California hospital that was hit with ransomware elected to pay attackers on Wednesday.
Locky, a new strain of ransomware, appears to be borrowing a trick from Dridex: Using embedded macros to execute malware that goes on to encrypt users’ files.
An IEEE report exposes vulnerabilities in wearables such as fitness trackers, which are susceptible to a number of attacks.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap last week’s Security Analyst Summit — including lots of IoT and critical infrastructure talk, APTs like Metel and Poseidon, and more.
A new piece of crypto-ransomware called PadCrypt comes with a live chat feature that victims can use to interact with the attackers about ransom payments and other information.
Researchers at Heimdal Security report public attacks against Android devices using the Mazar bot, which was advertised months ago in a Russian cybercrime forum.
Mike Mimoso talks to Kaspersky Lab researcher Vitaly Kamluk who was critical in the discovery of the latest version of the cross-platform Adwind RAT.