DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: MARCH 6-12

Mar 12, 2017

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

Mac Malware Reaches New Highs – Two new malware threats in a week this past month, plus others in January, brings the 2017 Mac malware count up to 6 – and growing: http://www.darkreading.com/partner-perspectives/malwarebytes/mac-malware-reaches-new-highs/a/d-id/1328274

Dridex v4, the dreaded malware has been improved with AtomBombing technique: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/56768/breaking-news/dridex-v4.html

This hard drive will self destruct. Data-wiping malware targets Europe:  https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/03/this-hard-drive-will-self-destruct-data-wiping-malware-targets-europe/

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Hacking Tools: https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2017/03/wikileaks_relea.html

New RanRan Ransomware Uses Encryption Tiers, Political Messages: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-ranran-ransomware-uses-encryption-tiers-political-messages/

Enjoy the read and have a secure and good week!