“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.
“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.
“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.
“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.
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