Security Affairs newsletter Round 159 – News of the week

Pierluigi Paganini April 22, 2018

A new round of the weekly SecurityAffairs newsletter arrived!

The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

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·      Microsoft engineer charged with money laundering linked to Reveton ransomware
·      TrueMove H, the biggest 4G mobile operator in Thailand suffered a data leak
·      UK GCHQ director confirmed major cyberattack on Islamic State
·      Attackers exfiltrated a casinos high-roller list through a connected fish tank
·      Bitcoin web wallet addresses generated with a flawed library are exposed to brute-force attacks
·      Massive Ransomware attack cost City of Atlanta $2.7 million
·      Talos experts found many high severity flaws in Moxa EDR-810 industrial routers
·      Roaming Mantis Malware Campaign Leverages Hacked Routers to Infect Android Users With Banking Trojan
·      UK GCHQ spy agency warns telcos of the risks of using ZTE equipment and services
·      UK NCSC, DHS and the FBI Warn of Russian hacking campaign on Western networks
·      A flaw could allow easy hack of LG Network-attached storage devices
·      Intel announced the new Threat Detection Technology and Security Essentials
·      Probably you ignore that Facebook also tracks non-users across the web
·      Experts are observing Drupalgeddon2 (CVE-2018-7600) attacks in the wild
·      Hacking Cisco WebEx with a malicious Flash file. Patch it now!
·      New Windows Defender Browser Protection Chrome extension aims to protect them from online threats.
·      Private Intelligence agency LocalBlox leaked 48 Million personal data records
·      Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley Stratix and ArmorStratix switches are exposed to hack due to Cisco IOS flaws
·      A flaw in LinkedIn feature allowed user data harvesting
·      At least 20 Million Chrome users have installed malicious Ad Blockers from Chrome store
·      Exclusive – APT group exploited still unpatched zero-day in IE dubbed ‘double play
·      iOS users can now use Google prompt on their devices via the Gmail app
·      AlienVault presents OTX Endpoint Threat Hunter, its innovative free endpoint scanning service
·      Attackers Fake Computational Power to Steal Cryptocurrencies from equihash Mining Pools
·      Twitter bans Kaspersky from advertising its products through its platform
·      UK Teenager Kane Gamble who hacked CIA Chief and other US intel officials gets 2-year jail sentence


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Pierluigi Paganini

(Security Affairs – Newsletter)

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