If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it! SamSam, an old standby ransomware-focused malware, returns for an encore performance. Steve and Gerry cover the (macro-level) Global Risk Report from World Economic Forum, shining a light on cyberattacks escalation to the “magic quadrant”, and a 15 year old hacktivist manages to social engineer his way into “pwning” the Director of the CIAs personal accounts.

Show Notes

Resources:

SamSam: http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2018/01/samsam-evolution-continues-netting-over.html

Zyklon: https://threatpost.com/attackers-use-microsoft-office-vulnerabilities-to-spread-zyklon-malware/129503/

WEF Global Risk Report: http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GRR18_Report.pdf

Social engineering hack: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2018/01/22/hack-social-engineering

 

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