DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: SEP 24 – SEP 30

Oct 2, 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:

Ransomware or Wiper? RedBoot Encrypts Files but also Modifies Partition Table: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ransomware-or-wiper-redboot-encrypts-files-but-also-modifies-partition-table/

C-Cleaner supply chain compromise: Avast releases more information indicating Russian/Asian attack group: https://blog.avast.com/additional-information-regarding-the-recent-ccleaner-apt-security-incident

A Shift in the ATM Malware Landscape: From Physical to Network-based Attacks: https://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/us/security/news/cybercrime-and-digital-threats/shift-in-atm-malware-landscape-to-network-based-attacks

Google reveals Android Robocop AI to spot and destroy malware: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/26/google_success_machine_learning_malware_engines/

Deloitte is a sitting duck: Key systems with RDP open, VPN and proxy ‘login details leaked’: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/09/26/deloitte_leak_github_and_google/

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