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Updated: Fatal Flaw Slows WannaCry Ransomware Spread, but Threats Remain

In-brief: A fatal flaw in its design slowed the spread of WannaCry, a virulent ransomware program that has infected more than 100,000 organizations and individuals globally.

Report: Hacking Crews are all APT now

  In-brief:The tactics of cyber criminal hacking crews are indistinguishable from those of sophisticated, state sponsored “advanced persistent threat” groups, the firm FireEye said in its most recent M-Trends report.

Survey: Hackers for Hire Find Most Networks Easy Prey

In-brief: A survey of penetration testers by Rapid7 finds most organizations are failing to detect malicious activity on their networks. 

Podcast: Security is a Four Letter Word on the Internet of Things

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (43.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS | https://www.securityledger.com/subscribe In-brief: In this podcast, Dennis Fisher of onthewire.io and I talk about securing the Internet of Things. 

Super Cookies, Web Analytics Behind Malicious Profiling

In-brief: FireEye is warning about a sophisticated campaign of online surveillance that combines web “super cookies” and common analytics software to target individuals with links to international diplomacy, the Russian government and the energy sector.