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Jaya Baloo on WannaCry and Defending Against Advanced Attacks

Jaya Baloo, CISO of KPN, the Netherlands’ leading telecommunications provider, talks to Mike Mimoso about the WannaCry ransomware outbreak and how large network providers and enterprises must contend with advanced attacks. Baloo will be speaking at the upcoming Borderless Cyber USA conference in New York. Threatpost is a media partner of the event and readers […]

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Terror Exploit Kit Evolves Into Larger Threat

The relatively new Terror exploit kit is bucking the downward trend in the EK market, and is steadily evolving into more of a threat. Researchers at Cisco Talos said Terror has abandoned an early strategy that included “carpet-bombing” a target’s browser to one that now uses exploits that precisely target a victim’s particular browser configuration. It’s also equipped with […]

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Available Tools Making Dent in WannaCry Encryption

Tools are beginning to emerge that can be used to start the process of recovering files encrypted by WannaCry on some Windows systems. This takes on extra urgency because today marks one week from the initial outbreak, and files encrypted during that first wave are on the clock and close to being lost forever. Adrien […]

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VMware Patches Multiple Security Issues in Workstation

VMware fixed two bugs in its VMware Workstation late Thursday night, including an insecure library loading vulnerability and a NULL pointer dereference vulnerability. The virtualization software company warned of the issues Thursday night in a security advisory VMSA-2017-0009. Jann Horn, a security researcher for Google Project Zero who’s previously uncovered bugs in Xen’s hypervisor and […]

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Threatpost News Wrap, May 19, 2017

Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss WannaCry, Microsoft’s response, the killswitches, a potential link with Lazarus Group, and what the future holds for the ShadowBrokers. Download: Threatpost_News_Wrap_May_19_2017.mp3 Music by Chris Gonsalves   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/threatpost-news-wrap-may-19-2017/

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