InfoSec Reading Weekly Roundup – 27 Feb 2017
The weekly InfoSec reading roundup is a collection of the most interesting news and articles that I read in the past week. Note that if you are reading this at work, some of the links below might be blocked by the corporate web proxy or gateway. Please don’t try to bypass them. Read them on your phone or at home!
2016 H2 Global and Regional Threat Intelligence Trends (Check Point)
5 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email (CSO Online)
9 New Hacks Coming to Get You (CSO Online)
A Primer on GDPR: What You Should Know (TripWire)
A Survey of the 2016 Threat Landscape Infographic (Proofpoint)
Additional Insights on Shamoon2 (Arbor)
And the Oscar goes to… Cybersecurity! (CSO Online)
Applying the Risk Management Framework (TripWire)
Difference Between Phishing and Pharming (Cloudbric)
F-Secure 2017 State of Cyber Security Report (F-Secure)
Hermes Ransomware Decrypted in Live Video by Emsisoft’s Fabian Wosar (Bleeping Computer)
Macs Feel More Crypto-Locker Ransomware Love (BankInfoSecurity)
New(ish) Mirai Spreader Poses New Risks (Kaspersky)
OS X as a Forensic Platform (SANS)
Researchers Create PoC Ransomware That Targets ICS/SCADA Systems (Bleeping Computer)
SHA-1 Has Fallen (BankInfoSecurity)
Time to End the Tension Between Corporate Remediation and Security Teams (Security Intelligence)
XAgentOSX – Sofacy’s XAgent MacOS Tool (Palo Alto)
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