IoT Malware Activity Already More Than Doubled 2016 Numbers

The number of new malware samples in the wild this year targeting connected internet-of-things (IoT) devices has already more than doubled last year’s total. IoT Malware Activity Already More Than Doubled 2016 Numbers

DHS, FBI Warn of North Korea ‘Hidden Cobra’ Strikes Against US Assets

DHS and the FBI warned that North Korean attackers are targeting U.S. businesses with malware- and botnet-related attacks that are part of concerted effort dubbed “Hidden Cobra.” DHS, FBI Warn of North Korea ‘Hidden Cobra’ Strikes Against US Assets

WannaCry Development Errors Enable File Recovery

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found a number of programming errors in the WannaCry ransomware code that put file recovery within reach of sysadmins. WannaCry Development Errors Enable File Recovery

Next Payload Could be Much Worse Than WannaCry

Researchers urge Windows admins to apply MS17-010 before the next attack using the EternalBlue NSA exploit deploys a worse payload than WannaCry ransomware. Next Payload Could be Much Worse Than WannaCry