A week in security (Dec 11 – Dec 17) | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
Malwarebytes released our annual list of predictions for the year 2017. We claimed that ransomware will remain king—and personal. We also shared out thoughts on exploit kits, Internet of Things (IoT), password managers, and security in general. Last week, we homed in on a tech support screen lockers, particularly VinCE, provided opinion on a ransomware campaign that encourages people to infect two more in order for them to get their decryptor, and provided deep analysis on Goldeneye, the rebranded Petya/Mischa partnership. And finally, we looked into a scam-in-a-box company that offers intelligence leads. Below are notable news stories and security-related happenings: Exclusive: DHS Says Georgia Hack May Have Been Rogue Employee. "The Department of Homeland Security told members of congress Friday that a rogue federal employee may have been responsible for a November hack-attack that targeted the Georgia secretary of state's system, LifeZette has learned. On Friday