“New Trojan software focuses on banking”
IBM’s X-Force security team have confirmed the existence of a new TrickBot malware program that has been attacking business banking accounts. Many incidents have been seen in the UK, Australia, and other advanced economies that have many private banks and wealth management firms.
“Capable of operating on all versions of OS currently”
OSX.Dok, a new Mac malware that can spy on a victims web traffic, has been observed on all versions of OS. The virus is still capable of avoiding detection by VirusTotal and was only until recently associated with a certified Apple developer that is authenticated by Apple. Apple has since revoked the certification.
“Storwize storage systems may contain malware”
IBM has directed all customers that have purchased any USB flash drives with the Storwize installation tool to destroy the product, as they likely contain an unspecified malware code. The devices include any flash drives utilizing the V3500, V3700, and V5000 Gen 1 systems.
“Students and faculty info at risk”
Wellington’s Victoria University appears to have been hacked, potentially leaving the sensitive information of both students and staff available to cybercriminals. The National Cyber Security Centre and other security consultants have begun to assess the extent of the damage done, but recommend all who may have been affected to immediately revise their passwords.