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Weekly Rundown: Apple’s Privacy Policy, Chrome Hack Warning, Diverse Security Teams

News and resources to keep you on the cutting edge of cybersecurity

– Kerry Morgan, Cybercrime Reporter

Northport, N.Y. — Sep. 6, 2018


The cybersecurity stories we’re following this week, and you should too:

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Cyber alerts from AlienVault Open Threat Exchange (OTX) — The world’s first truly open threat intelligence community:

  • New .NET Shrug Ransomware demands a ransom in the form of Bitcoin for decrypting files.
  • CeidPageLock, a Chinese RootKit, replaces the content of some popular Chinese websites with a fake homepage.
  • Android spyware BondPath (a.k.a. PathCall or Dingwe) still in the wild and a threat to unprotected smartphones.
  • Rocke distributes and executes cyrptomining malware using a toolkit that includes Git repositories, HttpFileServers (HFS), and various payloads, including shell scripts and JavaScript backdoors.
  • IBM X-Force IRIS identified malicious actors using the FrameworkPOS and GratefulPOS malware to harvest massive amounts of payment card data from point-of-sale systems in 2017 and 2018.

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– Curated by Steve Morgan, OTX User and Editor-In-Chief at Cybercrime Magazine


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– Kerry Morgan is a Cybercrime Reporter for Cybercrime Magazine.

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