Threats via social media and Wireless networks will dominate next year
News has broken that the Lazarus Group (the infamous North Korean cybercriminal group behind the WannaCry ransomware campaign and the $81 million theft from Bangladesh Bank), has targeted employees at a rapidly expanding London-based cryptocurrency company in order to obtain bitcoin by foul play.
LONDON, United Kingdom., Dec. 13, 2017 / — Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) today announced it has been positioned as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Static Application Security Testing, Q4 2017. The report provides an in-depth analysis evaluating the 10 most significant vendors in static application security testing (SAST). The Synopsys Static Analysis (Coverity®) solution received the highest scores in the current offering and strategy categories. Within the current offering category, Synopsys also received the highest scores in the criteria of rule management and software development life cycle (SDLC) integration.
News broke yesterday that Hong Kong based Bitcoin exchange Bitfinex fell victim to a DDoS attack, following the SEC warning to investors to ask exchange providers about ‘substantial risks of theft or loss, including from hacking’ in a warning on cryptocurrencies.
News broke this morning that parents with children at fee-paying schools are the latest prospective victims of cybercrime and fraud, with criminals exploiting vulnerable school networks to extract data, which could be used to send fake fee invoices to parents.