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WannaCry Ransomware Blamed for Honda Plant Shutdown

A ransomware attack that first emerged in May continues to cause trouble around the world and likely will continue to do so for years to come.

GhostHook Attack Bypasses Windows 10 PatchGuard

Researchers at CyberArk have developed a bypass for Windows PatchGuard that leverages Intel's Processor Trace (Intel PT) technology to execute code at the kernel.

UCL ransomware attack traced to malvertising campaign

Researchers finger trojan-slinging AdGholas group Security researchers have suggested that the ransomware attack on University College London last week was spread through a "malvertising" campaign.…

‘Stack Clash’ Smashed Security Fix in Linux

Linux, OpenBSD, Free BSD, Solaris security updates available to thwart newly discovered attack by researchers.

5 weeks after Wcry outbreak, NSA-derived worm shuts down a Honda...

Automaker briefly stops making cars to contain worm that first struck in May.

Elastic Beam Debuts API Behavioral Security Platform

New security platform aims to go beyond API management to provide monitoring, attack detection and prevention capabilities.

Hour of Devastation spoiler: Sink your fangs into this new split...

With the rampaging return of Nicol Bolas, here's an exclusive card: Driven to Despair.

​Korean web host hands over 1 billion won to ransomware crooks

Web hosting company Internet Nayana is paying a hacker 1.3 billion won in bitcoin after its servers were hijacked by a ransomware attack.

12-year-old security hole in Unix-based OSes isn’t plugged after all

“Stack Clashrdquo; poses threat to Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and other OSes.

Finsbury Park attack: statement from the Borough Market community, staff, traders...

The love and sympathy of everyone at Borough Market goes out to all those affected by last nightrsquo;s terrorist attack at Finsbury Park.
Seeing yet more people killed and injured on our cityrsquo;s streets, just as our own community is starting to get back on its feet after the atrocity here, is deeply harrowing.
If there is any comfort we can offer to the people of Finsbury Park, it is this: we have seen up-close... Source: RealWire

VU#489392: Acronis True Image fails to update itself securely

Acronis True Image fails to securely check for and retrieve updates,which an allow an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code with administrator privileges.

Honeypots and the Internet of Things

According to Gartner, there are currently over 6 billion IoT devices on the planet. Such a huge number of potentially vulnerable gadgets could not possibly go unnoticed by cybercriminals. As of May 2017, Kaspersky Lab’s collections included several thousand different malware samples for IoT devices, about half of which were detected in 2017.