Brazilian cybercriminals are clearly setting their sights on users of mobile banking, with a huge rise in incidents registered in the country over the last two years. In order to carry...
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including BlackBerry CEO's stance on lawful access principles, the FBI/Apple hearing, Viber adding end-to-end crypto, Teslacrypt, and more. Source: Threadpost
Microsoft quietly patched a critical vulnerability found by Google's Project Zero team in the Malware Protection Engine. Source: Threadpost
Signal has fixed bugs in its Android messaging app that allow an attacker to corrupt an encrypted attachment and remotely crash the application. Source: Threadpost
Download the full report (PDF) Spam: quarterly highlights The year of ransomware in spam Although the second quarter of 2016 has only just finished, it’s safe to say that this is already the year...
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss WannaCry, Microsoft's response, the killswitches, a potential link with Lazarus Group, and what the future holds for the ShadowBrokers. Source: Threadpost
A botnet comprised entirely of closed circuit TV devices used a barrage of HTTP requests to knock a small jewelry store offline for days. Source: Threadpost
Jigsaw ransomware’s encryption has been thwarted by Check Point researchers that discover a fatal flaw. Source: Threadpost
Researcher Troy Hunt discovers as far as the internet has come in adopting HTTPS, it still has a ways to go. Source: Threadpost
The government announced its second bug bounty program called Hack the Army, which will concentrate on finding bugs in recruiting websites and databases. Source: Threadpost