WannaCry mutiert vom aggressiven Infekt zum fragwürdigen Impfstoff

Credit to Author: Jörg Schindler| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:01:10 +0000

Die Beute bleibt die gleiche.  Aber das Jagdverhalten ändert sich. Der neueste Report von Sophos „WannaCry Aftershock“ gibt einen Überblick über die WannaCry Schadsoftware, die es mit einer weltweiten Angriffswelle am 12. Mai 2017 zu einiger Bekanntheit geschafft hat. Die Analysen der Sophos-Forscher zeigen, dass WannaCry weiterhin aktiv ist, mit Millionen versuchten Neuinfizierungen jeden Monat. [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/dY6xpHhxr5E” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (July 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:50:58 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of July 22–28. We look at Phobos ransomware, stalkerware’s similarities to parental monitoring apps, and the investigation into Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

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Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry level’ vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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Microsoft pushes patch to prevent ‘WannaCry’ level vulnerability

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 16:57:16 +0000

This month marks two years since the infamous WannaCry attack. Now a Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) vulnerability has been discovered that could be used in a similar large-scale attack—though Microsoft has released a patch. Have you updated yet?

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Microsoft Patches ‘Wormable’ Flaw in Windows XP, 7 and Windows 2003

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 17:11:34 +0000

Microsoft today is taking the unusual step of releasing security updates for unsupported but still widely-used Windows operating systems like XP and Windows 2003, citing the discovery of a “wormable” flaw that the company says could be used to fuel a fast-moving malware threat like the WannaCry ransomware attacks of 2017. The vulnerability (CVE-2019-0709) resides in the “remote desktop services” component built into supported versions of Windows, including Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008. It also is present in computers powered by Windows XP and Windows 2003, operating systems for which Microsoft long ago stopped shipping security updates.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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