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.
- DrownAttack could break TLS for a Third of Websites
- MassiveCyber Heist pulled on Bangladesh's Central Bank NY Fed Account
- USteam find Zero Day to hack Apple iCloud photo
- NatWest online banking suffers SMS 'smishing'scams
- FBIcracks iPhone, no longer needs Apple's Assistance
- Cyber Criminals 'Hacked Law Firms'
- Threemore US hospitals hit by Ransomware
- SAP software download App exposed passwordsthanks to serious Vulnerability
- Googlepatches Chrome 49 Vulnerabilities
- MassiveVolume of Ransomware Downloaders being Spammed
- Locky Ransomware 'on the rampage' Globally
- DarkWeb Forums found offering Cerber 'Ransomware as a Service'
- How the Locky Ransomware Works