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- Ransomware locks experts in debate over ...
- Dreambot banking trojan adds Tor functionality
- Lieu asks FCC to expedite investigation ...
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Eschewing the bug bounty route, a cybersecurity firm which detected a flaw in a medical device from St. Jude Medical, partnered with an investment firm to capitalize on its knowledge and short sell stock in the device manufacturer.
The explosive growth in ransomware has once again heated up the debate as to whether infected organizations have an ethical responsibility to refuse payment. But are some companies exacerbating the problem by paying up even when they have viable data backups?
Proofpoint researchers spot new variants of the Ursnif trojan dubbed "Dreambot," some of which now include Tor communication capabilities and or P2P functionality.
A new version of Locky ransomware has been spotted sporting an improved delivery mechanism, better obfuscation which combined make it more difficult for anti-malware scanners to spot.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to accelerate its investigation of the SS7 flaw.
A Malwarebytes analysis of the espionage toolkit that recently infected Vietnam Airlines revealed a modular variant of the Korplug remote access trojan (RAT) that in this case disguises itself as a McAfee antivirus program.
Cisco updated a security advisory for a remote code execution vulnerability affecting the SNMP application-layer protocol.
The fish and wildlife agencies of Washington, Oregon and Idaho have temporarily suspended the sale of hunting and fishing licenses and tags after the vendor operating their online licensing system was apparently breached.
DATA BREACH BLOG
A laptop taken home by an employee of the Whitehead Nursing Home was stolen.
Patient records were compromised at Bon Secours, a nonprofit health care provider.
Phoenix-based Banner Health is notifying patients of a cyberattack that compromised patient records.
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