DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: JULY 2 – JULY 8, 2017

Jul 9, 2017

As every week, 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:

The author of the original Petya ransomware released the master key: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/60776/malware/petya-ransomware-masterkey.html

Researchers Find Blackenergy APT Links in Expetr Code: https://threatpost.com/researchers-find-blackenergy-apt-links-in-expetr-code/126662/

Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked! Over $1 Million Worth Bitcoin and Ether Stolen: http://thehackernews.com/2017/07/bitcoin-ethereum-cryptocurrency-exchange.html

Windows 10 will use protected folders to thwart crypto ransomware: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/07/03/windows-10-protect-ransomware/

SLocker Variant Nabs WannaCry Tactic for Mobile: https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/slocker-variant-nabs-wannacry/

Enjoy the read and have a secure week!

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