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.