A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Some very exciting news, well I say exciting, its more like we’ve made a step forward in regards to IoT security at long last. Hopefully more will come on board and in time others will see the benefit:
Which we sort of need, considering what recently happened with D-Link…
An odd phishing attack popped up in the news feed this week. I know the industry well, and there certainly is much money to be had for the top sellers, so I’m not surprised its finally been targeted:
In other news…
- NotPetya Linked to Industroyer Attack on Ukraine Energy Grid Evidence shows that three of the most destructive incidents seen in modern cyber-history are the work of one APT.
- PINs and needled: Experian site blabbed codes to unlock credit accounts for fraudsters (The Register)
- Tumblr turns stumblr, left humblr: Blogging biz blogs bloggers” private info to world+dog (The Register)
- In County Crippled by Hurricane, Water Utility Targeted in Ransomware Attack The Emotet Trojan is behind a crippling ransomware attack that hit the Onslow Water and Sewer Authority.