DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: APR 15 – APR 22

DEEP INSTINCT RECOMMENDS – TOP STORIES OF THE WEEK: APR 15 – APR 22

Apr 23, 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:

Exclusive – APT group exploited still unpatched zero-day in IE dubbed ‘double play’

https://securityaffairs.co/wordpress/71582/hacking/double-pay-zero-day.html

 

RansSIRIA Ransomware Takes Advantage of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ranssiria-ransomware-takes-advantage-of-the-syrian-refugee-crisis/

 

XiaoBa Ransomware Retooled as Coinminer But Manages to Ruin Your Files Anyway

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/xiaoba-ransomware-retooled-as-coinminer-but-manages-to-ruin-your-files-anyway/

 

Sophisticated APT surveillance malware comes to Google Play

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/04/malicious-apps-in-google-play-gave-attackers-considerable-control-of-phones/

 

Intel, Microsoft to use GPU to scan memory for malware

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/04/intel-microsoft-to-use-gpu-to-scan-memory-for-malware/

 

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