Friday, 1 April 2016

Cyber Security Roundup for March 2016

Ransomware attacks continue soar across all UK industry sectors, Trustwave SpiderLabs provided a excellent overview of how one of the most prolific ransomware strains works in How the Locky Ransomware Works

March saw media headlines dominated by Apple refusal to co-operate with the FBI in breaking the iPhone’s security, which concluded with the FBI successfully hacking iPhone via an anonymous third party, sparking the old but much needed Privacy V Security debate. 

There were also notable hacks of Law Firms and a major ‘Cyber Heist’ at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York by hackers. Another major TLS vulnerability named ‘DROWN’, highlights the importance of patching OpenSSL and not using weak crypto.


1 comment:

Laura | Dutch Law Firm AMS Advocaten said...

Thanks for the roundup! Great way to stay up-to-date with everything going on.