The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announcedOperation Main Street: Stopping Small Business Scams, a coordinated joint effort with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), law enforcement and state/federal partners, to help stop scams that target small businesses.
A new US-CERT Technical Alert (TA) warned cyber actors are using Joanap and Brambul malware to target multiple victims worldwide.
Researchers at Proofpoint have been tracking a massive distributed botnet dubbed Smominru, a Monero cryptocurrency miner, that spreads using the EternalBlue Exploit (CVE-2017-0144).
LG Electronics confirmed that WannaCry ransomware was responsible for last week’s infections that took down self-service kiosks.
A free vulnerability scanner, “Eternal Blues”, was developed in late June by a security director Elad Erez to scan for Microsoft Windows SMB Server vulnerabilities, such as those exploited by recent WannaCry campaign and EternalBlue-based attacks.
A global cyber attack using WannaCrypt ransomware worm hit 74 countries, infecting hospitals, businesses, universities and other organizations.