A week in security (June 11 – June 17)
Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we discussed how to protect the online privacy of children, we gave you a spring 2018 overview of exploit kits, rounded up the ongoing discussions about the VPNFilter malware, and discussed the struggles of (UK) law enforcement with modern-day cybercrime.
- Terros Health data breach: 1,600 patients potentially impacted. (Source; ABC 15)
- A critical server for popular weight-loss service Weight Watchers was left unprotected. (Source: ThreatPost)
- Net Neutrality has officially been repealed by the Federal Communications Commission. (Source: The New York Times)
- Here’s the content of the Microsoft June 2018 Patch Tuesday. (Source: SANS ISC )
- Microsoft reveals which Windows bugs it might decide not to fix. (Source: The Register)
- Bitcoin priceplosion may have been market manipulation. (Source: NakedSecurity)
- Brutal cryptocurrency mining malware crashes your PC when discovered. (Source: ZDNet)
- Cryptojacking malware proves a big winner for web crooks. (Source: ZDNet)
- ClipboardWalletHijacker CryptoMiner hijacks your Bitcoin transaction. (Source: 360 Total Security)
- Dark Web drug vendor pleads guilty after Feds traced his Bitcoin transactions. (Source: Bleeping Computer)
- FTC puts tech support scammer who stole millions from consumers out of business. (Source: Gizmodo)
- Android app developers find clever trick for fooling users into installing their crapware. (Source: PC Nuts and Bolts)
Stay safe, everyone!