DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: JAN 23-29

Jan 29, 2017

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:  http://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: http://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: http://thehackernews.com/2017/01/ransomware-hotel-smart-lock.html

Enjoy the read and wishing you a secure week!