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“Black Hat 2017 a vocab lesson”
Black Hat 2017 emphasized the importance of vocabulary, and it turns out that yes, words matter. Words such as nihilism, empathy and inclusion have to matter, because current advances matter so much.
Android users: beware ‘Invisible Man’ malware disguised as Flash
“Keylogging steals financial records”
Android users have yet another malware program to watch for. A keylogging malicious software that disguises itself as a Flash update and targets financial data. Needless to say, criminals in possession of your credentials will happily suck your bank accounts dry.
Be on the lookout for fileless malware, warns Trend Micro
“Infosec pros warn of illusive malware”
Security experts have been dealing with many new incoming malware programs, but cybercriminals continue to find new issues that pop up on networks every day in an effort to avoid better detection programs. Fileless malware is the latest in this campaign, which is designed to evade sandbox defenses looking for signatures. TendMicro has detected many examples of this.
JS_POWMET #malware is 100% fileless from infection to payload, reports @SCMagazine: https://t.co/Spj9QZxO6o by @BBB1216BBB
— Trend Micro (@TrendMicro) August 2, 2017
Hackers have cashed out on $143,000 of bitcoin from the massive WannaCry ransomware attack
“Online wallets breached”
During the WannaCry ransomware attackshackers were able to withdraw about 52.2 bitcoins, or about $143,000, from online cryptowallets. The withdrawals were concerned by Elliptic, and highlights general security concerns over online currencies.
The #WannaCry Bitcoin addresses have been emptied https://t.co/z0YjxBJReP
— elliptic (@elliptic) August 3, 2017
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