Shadow Brokers Dump More Stolen NSA Tools
Tax Season Coincides with Increase in Java-based RATs
The IRS and the tax industry warn of phishing scams while Microsoft and cybersecurity researchers warn of trojans, including Java-based remote access Trojans (jRATs).
Threatpost, Wave of Java-Based RATs Target Tax Filers
Threatpost, Latest Tax Scams Include Phishing Lures, Malware
SC Magazine, Spike in jRAT attacks
Zscaler, Increase in jRAT Campaigns
North Korean Missile Failure, Cyber Attack?
“Some cybersecurity professionals are wondering if North Korea’s recent attempt to launch a missile failed due to malware implanted by the United States, a claim rebutted by U.S. officials.”
Botnets Battle for Unsecured IoT Devices, Mirai vs Hajime
“A rival piece of programming has been infecting some of the same easy-to-hack internet-of-things products, with a resiliency that surpasses Mirai, according to security researchers.” “You can almost call it Mirai on steroids.”
Possible Vulnerabilities for IoT Health Devices
The FDA warns Abbott Laboratories about cybersecurity and battery depletion issues after Abbott fails to verify that the remote monitoring device only opens network ports to authorized users.
In March, an alarming increase in healthcare-related data breaches affected more than 1.5 million patient records in 39 separate incidents across the country.
NASA CISO Concerned about Cybersecurity