DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: AUG 13 – AUG 19

Aug 20, 2017

As per tradition, our research team put together a list of the most interesting cybersecurity stories from the past week. Here are our recommendations of the latest industry news you need to know:

Powerful backdoor found in software used by >100 banks and energy cos: https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/08/powerful-backdoor-found-in-software-used-by-100-banks-and-energy-cos/

Locky ransomware is back from the dead again – with new ‘Diablo’ and ‘Lukitus’ variants: http://www.zdnet.com/article/locky-ransomware-is-back-from-the-dead-again-with-new-diablo-variant/

New Version of “Trickbot” Adds Worm Propagation Module: https://www.flashpoint-intel.com/blog/new-version-trickbot-adds-worm-propagation-module/

Android Trojan Now Targets Non-Banking Apps that Require Card Payments: http://thehackernews.com/2017/08/android-banking-trojan.html

New ‘Disdain’ Exploit Kit May Signal Reemergence of the Popular Hacker Tool: https://intsights.com/new-disdain-exploit-kit-may-signal-reemergence-of-the-popular-hacker-tool/

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