In-brief: in our inaugural Security Ledger Live, we speak with Lance James, the Chief Scientist at the firm Flashpoint about ransomware, the care and feeding of security talent and the news of the week.
In-brief: analysis of the latest leak of sophisticated hacking tools by The Shadow Brokers suggests that the theft was an inside job, the security firm Flashpoint contends.
In-brief: Attacks that took 900,000 broadband routers offline in Germany have hit other countries as well, as security experts warn that the number of devices vulnerable to attack could number in the millions.
In-brief: A survey of customer networks by the firm zScaler found that cameras, printers, video recorders and other devices are common – and often easy to snoop on and attack.
In-brief: A denial of service attack on the managed DNS firm DYN was due, in part, to attacks from Internet of Things devices running the Mirai malware, the firm Flashpoint reported.