• img December 22, 2017

Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018: New and Old Cloud Security Challenges

Security and compliance are going to be hot topics in 2018 as more and more organizations confront the challenges of the cloud. In 2018, a few major new regulations, such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes full effect in May, will start to swing the privacy pendulum towards better cloud security […]

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  • img December 21, 2017

Crooks Switch from Ransomware to Cryptocurrency Mining

The group behind the VenusLocker ransomware have switched to cryptocurrency mining Monero.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/crooks-switch-from-ransomware-to-cryptocurrency-mining/

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  • img December 21, 2017

Google Play Boots 3 Fake Bitcoin Wallet Apps

Google moved quickly to kick three fake bitcoin wallet apps from its Google Play marketplace after researchers discovered them earlier this month.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/google-play-boots-3-fake-bitcoin-wallet-apps/

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  • img December 21, 2017

U.K. Man Avoids Jail Time in vDOS Case

A U.K. man who pleaded guilty to launching more than 2,000 cyberattacks against some of the world’s largest companies has avoided jail time for his role in the attacks. The judge in the case reportedly was moved by pleas for leniency that cited the man’s youth at the time of the attacks and a diagnosis […]

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  • img December 20, 2017

CHM Help Files Deliver Brazilian Banking Trojan

Brazilian firms are the latest targets in a spam campaign delivering CHM help files hiding links to bank Trojans.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/chm-help-files-deliver-brazilian-banking-trojan/

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