One measure of the popularity of a platform is when security researches and cyber criminals begin to release tools and exploits. Kaspersky Lab recently blogged about experiments with the Raspberry PI. And there are even reports of malware targeting the Raspberry Pi. On the Mac platform, Cyber-criminals advertise free Mac OS malware as a service offerings.
In another example of insider threat risks from third-parties, Apple contractors are caught selling customer data. And Sophos recounts the tale of when employees go rogue.
Since no news update can be completed without mention of Wannacry, an interesting article of how Canada withstood WannaCry was recently published. Meanwhile, theories are emerging that North Korea may have been behind WannaCry. And US-Cert issued warnings from the FBI and DHS of additional malicious cyber attacks from North Korea.
Executive News Roundup – January 14, 2018
In the continuing saga of Meltdown and Spectre, this week, AMD acknowledged that its processors are susceptible to variants of these vulnerabilities. Apple released patches for Spectre for both mobile and laptops devices. Amazon provided an update about it’s progress with the issue….
- Apr 13 , 2020
Executive News Roundup – February 18, 2018
Did you all watch the Olympics? Which event was your favorite? On the 9th, right before the opening ceremony, the official Pyeongchang 2018 site stopped working and people attending could not get their tickets. This was confirmed by the…
- Feb 18 , 2018