DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: SEP 20-SEP 27

Sep 27, 2018

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:

Microsoft’s Jet crash: Zero-day flaw drops after deadline passes: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/09/20/microsoft_jet_database_zero_day/

DanaBot banking Trojan evolves and now targets European countries: https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/76422/malware/danabot-targets-europe.html

macOS Mojave Privacy Bypass Flaw Allows Access to Protected Files: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/macos-mojave-privacy-bypass-flaw-allows-access-to-protected-files/

GandCrab v5 Ransomware Utilizing the ALPC Task Scheduler Exploit: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/gandcrab-v5-ransomware-utilizing-the-alpc-task-scheduler-exploit/

New XBash malware combines ransomware, coinminer, botnet, and worm features in deadly combo: https://www.zdnet.com/article/new-xbash-malware-combines-ransomware-coinminer-botnet-and-worm-features-in-deadly-combo/

‘Lawful intercept’ Pegasus spyware found deployed in 45 countries: https://www.zdnet.com/article/lawful-intercept-pegasus-spyware-found-deployed-in-45-countries/

Enjoy the read and wishing you a secure week!

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