A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. At long last Adobe announce an end to Flash Player!
- Adobe’s Move to Kill Flash Is Good for Security In recent years, Flash became one of the buggiest widely used apps out there.
In a rather unusual turn of events a research was arrested yesterday. I suspect more to come from this one:
And we have an interesting selection of IoT, bug and small devices exposing various vulnerabilities:
- Hacking the Wind A security researcher at Black Hat USA shows how wind turbine systems are susceptible to potentially damaging cyberattacks.
- Nuance says majority of clients back online after Petya cyberattack As Nuance continues to attempt to restore services following the Petya attack in June
- UniCredit Says 400,000 Accounts Were Hacked, Exposing Data Sonia Sirletti and Edward Robinson report
- WannaCry Ransom Bitcoins Withdrawn from Online Wallets More than $140,000 in digital currency paid by WannaCry victims has been removed from online wallets.
- Wells Fargo Accidentally Releases Trove of Data on Wealthy Clients Serge F. Kovaleski and Stacy Cowley report
- Hackers have cashed out on $143,000 of bitcoin from the massive WannaCry ransomware attack Ryan Browne reports