DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: DEC 10 – DEC 17

Dec 17, 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:

Mirai botnet attackers plead guilty for roles in cyberattacks: https://www.zdnet.com/article/justice-dept-indicts-mirai-botnet-attackers/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

Trump signed a bill prohibiting the use of Kaspersky Lab product and services: https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/66720/intelligence/trump-bans-kaspersky-lab.html

Attackers Deploy New ICS Attack Framework “TRITON” and Cause Operational Disruption to Critical Infrastructure: https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2017/12/attackers-deploy-new-ics-attack-framework-triton.html

Microsoft Considers Adding Python as an Official Scripting Language to Excel: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/microsoft/microsoft-considers-adding-python-as-an-official-scripting-language-to-excel/

“Zealot” Campaign Uses NSA Exploits to Mine Monero on Windows and Linux Servers: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/-zealot-campaign-uses-nsa-exploits-to-mine-monero-on-windows-and-linux-servers/

 

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