DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: JAN 21– JAN 28

DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: JAN 21– JAN 28

Jan 29, 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:

FriedEx: BitPaymer ransomware the work of Dridex authors: https://www.welivesecurity.com/2018/01/26/friedex-bitpaymer-ransomware-work-dridex-authors/

Lazarus Campaign Targeting Cryptocurrencies Reveals Remote Controller Tool, an Evolved RATANKBA, and More: https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/lazarus-campaign-targeting-cryptocurrencies-reveals-remote-controller-tool-evolved-ratankba/

Skype, Slack and Other Popular Windows Apps Vulnerable to Critical Framework Bug: https://threatpost.com/skype-slack-and-other-popular-windows-apps-vulnerable-to-critical-framework-bug/129655/

Stealth CrossRAT malware targets Windows, MacOS, and Linux systems: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/68235/malware/crossrat-dark-caracal.html

libcurl has had authentication leak bug dated back to before September 1999: http://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/68205/hacking/libcurl-authentication-leak-bug.html

Infected Android Games Spread Adware to More Than 4.5 Million Users: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/infected-android-games-spread-adware-to-more-than-4-5-million-users/

Maersk Reinstalled 45,000 PCs and 4,000 Servers to Recover From NotPetya Attack: https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/maersk-reinstalled-45-000-pcs-and-4-000-servers-to-recover-from-notpetya-attack/

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