SambaCry Vulnerability Used to Deploy Backdoors on NAS Devices
“Running on older versions of the Samba file-sharing server”
An unknown entity is using the SambaCry security vulnerability to install a backdoor Trojan on Linux devices. According to TrendMicro, most of the attacks are tied to NAS devices which ship with the Samba server that provides file-sharing interoperability between different operating systems.
A seven-year old #vulnerability in #Samba was patched last May but continues to be exploited. https://t.co/zT43E7VzHA #SambaCry
— Trend Micro (@TrendMicro) July 19, 2017
Millions of IoT Devices Possibly Affected by ‘Devil’s Ivy’ Flaw
“Could affect millions of IoT devices”
Researchers have dubbed a new security flaw that could affect many devices as “Devils Ivy.” The stack-based overflow was discovered by IoT security startup Senrio in a camera from Axis Communications.
Worried about #IoTSecurity? You should be.'Devil's Ivy' could afflict literally millions of devices. https://t.co/hzycMPwvVZ @a_greenberg
— Obsidian (@obsidiansec) July 18, 2017
These 10 US states have the highest rate of malware infections in the country
“Does location have a correlation to malware attacks?”
A new look at over 1 million malware infections from Enigma Software Group has found significant across all states in the U.S. New Hampshire seems to be the most at risk, with infection rates around 200% higher than than the national average.
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