The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued a security alert warning bad actors are using SamSam ransomware to target industries across the United States and worldwide.
The company downgraded the user impact to 30 million users from 50 million users and also shared the details of the attacks that exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that existed between July 2017 and September 2018.
Bad actors have been targeting payment systems in an ATM cash-out scheme dubbed “FASTCash.”
The FBI issued a warning on Thursday of the risks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Attackers are exploiting IoT devices with open ADB port 5555 to spread malware.