DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THEWWEEK: JAN 30-FEB 5

Feb 5, 2017

Our research team compiled a list of the most interesting stories from this past week. Here are our recommendations of the latest cybersecurity news you need to know to start the week right:

Hundreds of thousands, if not over a million Netgear routers open to hack: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/55829/iot/netgear-routers-flaw.html

Netflix Scam Spreads Ransomware: http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/netflix-scam-spreads-ransomware/d/d-id/1328012

Security researcher Kafeine discovered a new ransomware dubbed CryptoShield that is being distributed via EITest campaign through the RIG exploit kit: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/55878/malware/cryptoshield-ransomware.html

A new dangerous Zero-day Content Injection vulnerability has been discovered in the WordPress CMS, it affects the WordPress REST API: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/55892/hacking/wordpress-zero-day-content-injection.html

Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit On The Loose: http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/windows-smb-zero-day-exploit-on-the-loose-/d/d-id/1328056

Enjoy the read and let’s hope this week is a secure and good one!