On the international front, the Winter Olympic games were subjected to several cyber-attacks kicking websites and other services offline during the games. The UK government blamed Russia for the NotPetya attacks as part of an attack on the Ukraine. North Korea’s nation-state allegedly backed APT37 (Reaper) is believed to be expanding its cyber-attack capabilities with an objective of causing disruption according to FireEye. An Open AWS S3 Bucket exposed the private information of thousands of FedEx customers, and Google reported it will longer label all HTTP websites at ‘not secure’ from July 2018.
February was yet another frantic month for security updates, which saw Microsoft release over 50 patches, and there were new critical security updates by Adobe, Apple, Cisco, Dell, and Drupal.
- Digital Guardian: Do you know your data’s worth?
- 77 Facts About Cyber Crime
- GDPR Preparation: Recent Articles of Note
- North Korea (APT37) expanding Cyber Attack capabilities, Intention is Disruption
- Coldroot RAT Still Undetectable Despite Being Uploaded on GitHub Two Years Ago
- Hackers could Obfuscate Malware through Code Signing and SSL Certificates
- Two New Thefts using SWIFT Network Confirmed
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