Davey Winder

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Enter boardroom, set hair on fire. How not to tackle incident response

Event anomalies can be an indicator of attack, but they can also just be an IT problem. New research suggests the latter might be more common than you think.

AndroRAT exposes fragmented Android ecosystem vulnerabilities

A new version of a familiar menace, AndroRAT, has emerged from out of the trash to exploit long forgotten vulnerabilities.

Is UDPoS 'mag-stripe DNS exfiltration' malware dumb, or dumber?

US remains a target as researchers at Forcepoint Labs uncovered possibly the first new PoS malware for two years. Named UDPoS, courtesy of how it relies upon User Datagram Protocol (UDP) DNS traffic for the exfiltration of data.

GandCrab blends old and new threat resources as ransomware evolves

A ransomware threat called GandCrab emerged during the last week of January, which itself not that newsworthy. However, it's distribution method and ransom currency choice could be pointers to how 2018 ransomware will evolve.

It's all gravy for the onion router as Tor Browser beefs up security

Tor Browser 7.5 has been released this week complete with a bunch of security fixes that have already been rolled out to the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) 52.6 client it is built upon.