DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: OCT 22 – OCT 28

Oct 29, 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:

Bad Rabbit used NSA “EternalRomance” exploit to spread, researchers say:        https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2017/10/bad-rabbit-used-nsa-eternalromance-exploit-to-spread-researchers-say/

Documents encrypted by Bad Rabbit ransomware could be recovered without paying ransom: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/64863/malware/bad-rabbit-ransomware-decryption.html

Land of the rising trojan: Ursnif banking malware surges in Japan: https://www.scmagazine.com/land-of-the-rising-trojan-ursnif-banking-malware-surges-in-japan/article/703312/

Macro-less Code Exec in MSWord: https://sensepost.com/blog/2017/macro-less-code-exec-in-msword/

LokiBot Android Banking Trojan Turns Into Ransomware When You Try to Remove It: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/lokibot-android-banking-trojan-turns-into-ransomware-when-you-try-to-remove-it/

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