DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: SEP 17 – SEP 23

Sep 24, 2017

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:

CCleaner targeted top tech companies in attempt to lift IP: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/21/ccleaner_secondary_payload_targeted_top_tech_companies/

Locky Ransomware Switches to the Ykcol Extension for Encrypted Files: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/locky-ransomware-switches-to-the-ykcol-extension-for-encrypted-files/

Iranian APT33 Targets US Firms with Destructive Malware: https://threatpost.com/iranian-apt33-targets-us-firms-with-destructive-malware/128074/

What is nRansomware? New malicious malware demands nude photographs instead of Bitcoin: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/what-nransomware-new-malicious-malware-demands-nude-photographs-instead-bitcoin-1640394

SEC reveals hackers might have used stolen data for insider trading: https://www.grahamcluley.com/sec-reveals-hackers-might-have-used-stolen-data-for-insider-trading/

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