As we come to the end of the first month of 2017, here’s a list of the most interesting stories from this past week. Check out our recommendations of the latest cybersecurity news you need to know to start the new week right:
Ransomware app hosted in Google Play infects unsuspecting Android user: https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/01/ransomware-app-hosted-in-google-play-infects-unsuspecting-android-user/
Spynote RAT Now Disguised as Netflix App: https://threatpost.com/spynote-rat-now-disguised-as-netflix-app/123311/
New Trojan Turns Thousands Of Linux Devices Into Proxy Servers: https://thehackernews.com/2017/01/linux-proxy-malware.html
Dridex Returns with Windows UAC Bypass Method: https://threatpost.com/dridex-returns-with-windows-uac-bypass-method/123420/
Ransomware Hijacks Hotel Smart Keys to Lock Guests In and Out of the Rooms: https://thehackernews.com/2017/01/ransomware-hotel-smart-lock.html
Enjoy the read and wishing you a secure week!