DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: DEC 3 – DEC 10

Dec 10, 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:

Andromeda botnet dismantled in international cyber operation: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2017/12/04/andromeda-botnet-dismantled/

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for ‘Critical’ Flaw in Windows Security: https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities—threats/microsoft-issues-emergency-patch-for-critical-flaw-in-windows-security/d/d-id/1330595?

Bitcoin Miner NiceHash Hacked, Possibly Losing $62 Million in Bitcoin: https://www.darkreading.com/cloud/bitcoin-miner-nicehash-hacked-possibly-losing-$62-million-in-bitcoin/d/d-id/1330585?

Interesting disguise employed by new Mac malware HiddenLotus: https://securityboulevard.com/2017/12/interesting-disguise-employed-by-new-mac-malware-hiddenlotus/

Napoleon: a new version of Blind ransomware: https://blog.malwarebytes.com/threat-analysis/2017/12/napoleon-ransomware/

Learn about the main methods for delivering new malware variants, and how we recommend to evaluate endpoint security solutions in our new white paper.
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