DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: MAY 8-14, 2017

May 14, 2017

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

Mac users installing popular DVD ripper get nasty backdoor instead: https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/05/mac-users-installing-popular-dvd-ripper-get-nasty-backdoor-instead/

Massive vulnerability in Windows Defender leaves most Windows PCs vulnerable: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/05/windows-defender-nscript-remote-vulnerability/

Beware! Built-in Keylogger Discovered In Several HP Laptop Models: http://thehackernews.com/2017/05/hp-audio-driver-laptop-keylogger.html

Everything you need to know about the WannaCry / Wcry / WannaCrypt ransomware: https://www.troyhunt.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-wannacrypt-ransomware/

‘Jaff’ argh snakes: 5m emails/hour ransomware floods inboxes: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/12/jaff_ransomware/

Enjoy the read and have a good and secure week!