A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. A couple of things particularly of interest this week. A fascinating article on why the WannaCry attack, while technically impressive had such an amateurish method of ransom collection – it was like they didn’t want to be paid or cared about it. As this article below suggests, could it have just be a way to manipulate BitCoin? Interesting idea.
Oh, and if you use OneLogin for your ID then you might want to start changing everything….
The rest of the news:
- 82% of Databases Left Unencrypted in Public Cloud Personal health information and other sensitive data is left exposed as businesses overlook encryption and network security.
- Bugtraq: WordPress Plugin Social-Stream Exposure of Twitter API Secret Key and Token WordPress Plugin Social-Stream Exposure of Twitter API Secret Key and Token