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DEF CON 2018: Hacking Medical Protocols to Change Vital Signs

LAS VEGAS – In recent years there has been more attention paid to the security of medical devices; however, there has been little security research done on the unique protocols used by these devices. Many of the insulin pumps, heart monitors and other gadgets found in hospital rooms use aging protocol to communicate with nurses’ […]


W32/Autorun.worm.aaeb-h is an evolved, virtual machine-aware AutoRun worm that makes use of  obfuscation and polymorphic techniques in order to evade detection and infect removable media and mounted network shares, according to McAfee.Researchers have seen an increase in samples for the year-old malware family, which is compiled in Visual Basic 6.

A recent fraud ring through which attackers raided high-value bank accounts, nicknamed Operation High Roller (.PDF), employed attacks that were quick, required no human interaction and have already affected several tiers of credit unions, regional banks and large global banks, over the last several months.

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