Crimeware in the Modern Era

This blog post is a summary of this week’s Information Security News put together by our Security Incident Response Team (SIRT).

“Crimeware is a cornerstone to financially motivated threat actors’ toolsets and sees consistent and continuous evolution in its operation. Crimeware developers have demonstrated resilience in the face of an evolving security landscape and law enforcement actions through constant shifts and updates to their tools, techniques, and procedures. This has resulted in a perennial back and forth between criminally-minded attackers and budget-constrained defenders.” according to Brandon Levene the Head of Applied Intelligence (Chronicle) at Google

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Top 5 Security News

PowerShell Script with a builtin DLL

Google throws bug bounty bucks at mega-popular third-party apps

AI mimics CEO voice to scam UK energy firm out of £200k

Facebook loses control of key used to sign Android app

Exim – local or remote attacker can execute programs with root privileges (CVE-2019-15846)