DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: FEB 24 – Mar 2

Feb 26, 2019

Bleeping Computer leads the charge this week, reporting on GandCrab which makes a reappearance and North Korean APT Lazarus attacks which are hitting Russia hard. Here are our recommendations of the latest industry news you need to know:

 

North Korean APT Lazarus Targets Russian Entities with KEYMARBLE Backdoor
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/north-korean-apt-lazarus-targets-russian-entities-with-keymarble-backdoor/

 

GandCrab Decrypter Available for v5.1, New 5.2 Variant Already Out

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/gandcrab-decrypter-available-for-v51-new-52-variant-already-out/ 

 

Microsoft reveals new APT28 cyber-attacks against European political entities

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-reveals-new-apt28-cyber-attacks-against-european-political-entities/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

 

Multi-Stage Rietspoof Malware Drops Multiple Malicious Payloads

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/multi-stage-rietspoof-malware-drops-multiple-malicious-payloads/

 

Behold… a WinRAR security bug that’s older than your child’s favorite YouTuber. And yes, you should patch this hole

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/02/20/winrar_security_bug/