Cyber attacks

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Smoking Out The Malware

Supreme Leader Smoke up to new tricks: (via ZDNet) This password-stealing malware just added a new way to infect your PC / https://www.zdnet.com/article/this-password-stealing-malware-just-added-a-new-way-to-infect-your-pc/

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Lord & Taylor Data Breach

Measuring up the attack: (via Reuters) Saks, Lord & Taylor hit by payment card data breach / https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hudson-s-bay-databreach/saks-lord-taylor-hit-by-payment-card-data-breach-idUSKCN1H81E8

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World Record DDoS Attack, Again

Bigger by the day: (via ZDNet) New world record DDoS attack hits 1.7Tbps days after landmark GitHub outage / http://www.zdnet.com/article/new-world-record-ddos-attack-hits-1-7tbps-days-after-landmark-github-outage/

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Netgear Firmware Vulnerability

Be sure to keep that firmware up to date: (via ISP) Trustwave Find Multiple Vulnerabilities in NETGEAR Broadband Routers / https://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2018/02/trustwave-find-multiple-vulnerabilities-netgear-broadband-routers.html

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When You Are Not You

34K in January alone: (via ZDNet) Phishing trick steals your email and then fools your friends into downloading malware / http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-phishing-trick-steals-your-email-and-then-fools-your-friends-into-downloading-malware/

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